Power Africa in Togo

 

Togo Electricity Profile: 1,777mw currently installed, 27% access, 21% rural access

Electricity in Togo is primarily supplied through thermal plants, imports from Nigeria and Ghana, and some hydropower. Based on 2013 data, Togo’s national electrification rate reached 27%, with associated electrification rates of 21% in rural areas and 35% in urban areas. As other countries in the region, Togo has good potential renewable energy resources for solar (solar radiation of 1700-2100 kWh/m2/year) and wind (annual average wind speeds that exceed 5 m/s in the coastal areas).

 

Sources:

  • IEA, World Energy Outlook 2015
  • Togo Energy Sector Policy Review, World Bank, 2013

Last updated: February 02, 2017

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