Industry planners hope that the proposed unbundling of Eskom will herald in a new competitive landscape promoting capital investment flows into and within South Africa’s power sector, but new research by African Energy finds that renewable energy targets are unlikely to be met and the risk of value-destructive load shedding looks certain to be an unfortunate reality for the foreseeable future.
Egypt’s electricity generation plans mean the country could end up with an enormous surplus of 74.4GW by 2035, new research by African Energy finds. Electricity oversupply could be larger still as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are expected to subdue economic growth in the short-term. This raises further questions surrounding the country’s medium-term electricity sector planning. Despite these challenges power sector investment opportunities will continue.
First published in 2007, the African Energy Atlas is the essential reference book for all energy professionals working in Africa.
Kenya Power Report 2019/20 is the second in a series of easy to digest studies presented by African Energy’s consultancy group. The report examines the effects of the new Energy Act, signed in to law by President Kenyatta in March 2019, and outlines the market’s attractions and downsides for power developers, financiers and other stakeholders.