Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Energy and Water Resources
  • National Energy Corporation of Somalia (NECSOM)
  • BECO
  • Somalia-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Somalia Policy Database
  • UNEP Somalia Energy Profile
  • Policy Catalogue for Green Mini-Grids in Africa
  • Scoping study for a renewable energy skills development Public Private Development Partnership (PPDP) in Somalia
  • Somali Electricity Access Project
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    NA
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    NA
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    190
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 447.0 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    NA
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    NA
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    NA
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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Sao Tome and Principe (STP) consists of two main volcanic islands and several islets located off the west coast of Central Africa. Príncipe is the closest island to mainland Africa and has an area of 142 km2. São Tomé, the largest island, lies further out and covers an area of 859 km². São Tomé, is the capital and the largest city, located on the island with the same name. The country with a population of 204,327 as of 2017 is divided into six districts (Agua Grande, Cantagalo, Caué, Lembá, Lobata, and Mé-Zóchi) plus the Autonomous Region of Príncipe, which has been self-governed since 1995. Portuguese is the official language.