ECOWAS region (West Africa) - Power Plants

Dataset includes PV plants, Wind plants, Hydro Power plants, Biomass plants, and conventional energy power plants (coal, diesel, gas and heavy fuel) in ECOWAS region and categorized accordingly as operational or planned within a wide range operating capacity in MW.

The data is updated on May 2017.

The data is compiled by ECREEE from various sources including: Ministries of Energy of ECOWAS member states, National Information of Energy System reports (SIE), national utilities and the West African Power Pool (WAPP) database.

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This dataset is regularly updated by the ECOWREX team at ECREEE. Please find always the last version of the dataset here:

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Additional Info

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Author Daniel Paco
Last Updated February 26, 2018, 19:13 (UTC)
Created May 2, 2017, 13:32 (UTC)
Topic Power system and utilities; Renewable energy; Thermal power
Country Benin; Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Cabo Verde; Ghana; Guinea; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
Region Africa
Status Complete
Coordinate Reference System WGS84
Published year 2017
Start date 2016
End date 2017