Tag: power supply

Afghanistan’s Power Sector Update: Outlook remains uncertain

The total power generation capacity in Afghanistan stood at 641 MW in 2020 as per the latest available statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). About 52 per cent of the capacity (333 MW) was accounted for by hydro, 43 per cent (277 MW) by thermal and the remaining 5 per cent (31 MW) by solar. Generation capacity addition has been paltry over the years with the installed capacity recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8 per cent between 2006 and 2020.

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Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries

The Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries was prepared by the Economic andSocial Statistics Division of the Statistics Department (ECST) of the African Development Bank in close collaboration with Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and Regulation Department. This Pocketbook represents the end of this cycle of data collection, verification and publication. The selection of 16 African countries for the power survey was chosen to serve as a representative sample.

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