East Africa pipeline on-grid power projects map

Mega-hydroelectric comes to fruition in East Africa with 8.8GW due online by 2027

Data trend
Issue 477 - 07 Feb 2023 - By Ajay Ubhi | 5 minute read

Analysis of the African Energy Live Data platform shows installed electricity generation capacity in East Africa is set to be boosted by nearly 15GW, as mega-hydroelectric projects finally come to fruition and renewables gain pace over the next five years. The project pipeline could grow even more quickly if the ambitious goals set out by Kenya and other governments are achieved.

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