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Get continuously updated and detailed information on more than 7,500 power projects across all African countries, including the history of the project, financiers and operational status.
Use our integrated search and portfolios of owners, developers, suppliers and financiers to understand the relationships and the wider competitive market.
Use our project pipeline to analyse aggregated statistics and understand future trends.
We don’t use estimates, so figures correspond to real power plants on the ground.
Our sourcing of project information is enhanced by our 25 years of experience reporting on the African energy industry.
We understand this market and know where to get accurate information.
Best for teams to get an updated view of the market.
An annual or six-month subscription to the Live Data platfrom that will inform your business development with the most up-to-date power project information.
Get flexible access to a customised package of countries or power generation fuels.
You can also use our dedicated support team for specific data requests.
Best for individuals looking to get a snapshot of the market.
Get an instant view of the projects and companies involved in your chosen markets. You'll get the same level of information as a subscription, just without the updates.
Data is delivered in an excel-based format.
|Access to all power projects and organisations
|Access to the Live Data platform and map search
|Continuous updates and monitoring of power projects and organisations
|Use of the Data Tool – access to the latest power statistics and more
|Direct access to the Live Data support team
|Option to add an API connection
|Subscription to the African Energy newsletter
|Bespoke plans are available to combine Live Data with a newsletter subscription
The ten largest renewable energy additions to African grids in 2024 fall into four distinct groups: Ethiopian hydro, other sub-Saharan African hydro, and wind and solar projects in North Africa and South Africa. African Energy has assessed the projects and whether or not they will be built in time.
Issue 499 - 05 February 2024
Our approach is to use primary materials such as annual reports, licence and permitting documents wherever possible and to engage with the companies and authorities developing the projects to verify what is happening first hand.
If our staff don’t have a high degree of confidence in the information, then it will not go into the database – more research is required by our team.
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Unfortunately, we don't offer free trials for Live Data but we are more than happy to demo the platform to as many of your team as many times as required. Just ask!