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Energy Profile: Burkina Faso
United Nations Environment Programme

Burkina Faso has a population of 17.08 million. Electricity production in 2015 was 69 ktoe with 89.8 per cent of it generated from fossil fuels. Final consumption of electricity in 2015 was 86 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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Solar Solutions: Bridging the Energy Gap for Off-Grid Settlements - Frontiers 2017: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern
Lemaire, Xavier, Kerr, Daniel

Recent years have seen an increased popularity of small distributed solar energy systems in low-income communities in Africa and Asia, where at least 95 per cent of the off-grid population reside. Advances in LED technology resulted in improved efficiency—more light emitted per electrical input. Highly polluting lead acid batteries are becoming obsolete, replaced by higher performance lithium ion batteries that provide higher energy storage capacity, longer service life, and faster and more efficient recharging.


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Energy Profile: Zimbabwe
United Nations Environment Programme

Total production of electricity in 2015 was 762 ktoe, with 32.9 per cent from fossil fuels and 66.2 per cent from hydro sources. The final consumption of electricity in 2015 was 761 ktoe.


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Energy Profile: Mauritius
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2015, total production of electricity was 228 ktoe, of which 92.1 per cent came from fossil fuels, 26.3 per cent from biofuels and waste and 3.9 per cent from hydro sources (Table 2). Final consumption of electricity in the same year was 210 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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Energy Profile: Cameroon
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2013, the population of Cameroon was 22.25 million (IEA, 2016). Total electricity produced in 2015 was 628 ktoe with 75 per cent of it from hydroelectricity. In 2015, electricity consumption was 526 ktoe; industry consumed 43.3 per cent of this (


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Energy Profile: Somalia
United Nations Environment Programme

Total electricity produced in 2015 was 35 ktoe, with 97.1 per cent produced from fossil fuels. Final electricity consumption in 2015 was 28 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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Energy Profile: Guinea
United Nations Environment Programme

Guinea had a poulation of 11.94 in 2013 (World Bank, 2016). In 2015, total production of electricity was 109 ktoe with 43.1 per cent produced from fossil fuels and 55.9 per cent from hydro sources. Final consumption of electricity is 95 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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