Analyzing the Emerging Technology of Concentrated Solar Power – 2014

With the advent of technology, a new generation of power plants has emerged. These power plants, with concentrating solar power systems, use the sun as a heat source. There are three main types of concentrating solar power systems: parabolic-trough, dish/engine, and power tower. Concentrating solar power systems utilizes concentrated solar radiation as a high temperature …

Tanzania – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Tanzania’s power sector. Tanzania has abundant and diverse forms of energy resources including natural gas, hydro, coal, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind and uranium which have not been optimally utilized. Tanzania is one of the smallest producers of power compared to its neighbours and relies …

Rwanda – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Rwanda’s power sector. For years, power generation has been one of the most neglected sectors in the country. Until 2004, Rwanda depended on a single energy source – hydropower – whose limited capacity relied on a derelict network with technical and commercial losses of …

Nigeria – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Nigeria’s power sector. Nigeria produces only about 5,000 MW of electricity but requires at least 12,000-15,000 MW to sufficiently power the country and ensure supply security and reliability. Over 50% of Africa's most populous country have no access to electricity. The lack of a …

Ethiopia – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Ethiopia’s power sector. Ethiopia’s installed capacity amounts to 2,300 Megawatts (MW) to serve its population of almost 95 million people. The country has little experience with private sector-led energy projects. Its energy production deficit largely restricts growth in key areas of Ethiopia’s economy. The …

Angola – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Angola’s power sector. Despite its second place in the ranking of the biggest producers of oil in Sub-Saharan Africa, Angola does not consume what it produces. The vast oil resources constitute 97% of the country’s exports. Energy sector contributes the tiny 0.16 % to …

Zambia – Power Sector Report

This report provides a comprehensive industry profile, analysis and outlook of Zambia’s power sector. Electricity, Gas and Water are amongst the smallest sectors in Zambia. The sector contributes just 0.1% points to real GDP growth. In terms of value, the sector is at the bottom of the country’s economy. The government’s commitment to energy infrastructure …

Saudi Arabia Solar Power Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020

Saudi Arabia consumes a large amount of fossil fuels to meet its domestic energy requirements, with transportation and power sectors being the largest consumers of crude oil in the country. Over the couple of decades, consumption of crude oil in Saudi Arabia has increased significantly due to rising power demand on account of increasing urbanization …