Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • N.V. Energie Bedrijven Suriname (EBS)
  • The Ministry of Natural Resources (Natuurlijke Hulpbronnen, NH)
  • Department for Rural Energy (“Dienst Electriciteits Voorziening” (DEV)
  • Energie Autoriteit Suriname (EAS)
  • Suriname Electricity Act, 2016
  • Suriname-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • Renewable Energy Market Analysis Latin America
  • Suriname energy profile
  • 2017 Energy Report Card Suriname
  • The PV Strategies of IAMGOLD
  • The Role of Photovoltaics (PV) in the Present and Future Situation of Suriname
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 3.7 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    0.27%
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    162
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 72.4 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    15.09%
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    26.5%
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    3631.86 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    60.05%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    NA
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