Modelling interconnectors across the continent to deliver the CMP

Issue 468 - 19 Sep 2022

Work on the Continental System Master Plan (CMP) is advancing via three main streams. In late 2021, a team of energy system modellers started to put together demand forecasts for all African countries. This in itself was a revolutionary process. One of those involved told African Energy the approach used until now by the power pools “was not based on any robust methodology. They were taking the numbers from the national utilities but they didn’t have to be validated or checked.”

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