Africa’s solar power potential and principal projects


Map of Africa's solar potential
Issue 468
20 September 2022

This map use datasets from African Energy Live Data to illustrate Africa's solar power potential and principal projects. A main map is shaded according to specific photovoltaic power output, with the location of operating on-grid solar power projects (100MW+) marked.

Charts below the map show installed and pipeline solar capacity by region (2010-25), a breakdown of operating solar capacity by country, net solar capacity additions by region (2010-25) and privately-owned solar capacity by region (2010-25).

 

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