Africa’s on-grid hydroelectric power infrastructure

Africa's hydropower potential, map
Issue 465
24 July 2022

Published in July 2022, this map illustrates the location of Africa's largest (400MW+) Hydropower generation sites that are either operating, under construction or planned.

Two additional charts show installed and pipeline on-grid hydropower capacity by region and Net on-grid hydropower capacity additions by region, for the period 2000-2027.

Power generation data was drawn from our African Energy Live Data platform, which contains project level detail on power plants and projects across Africa.

The map is presented as a PDF file using eps graphics, meaning that there is no loss of resolution as the file is enlarged.


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