Further Reading on Energy and Power PPPs

Reading and Resources:

Understanding Power Project Procurement; Commercial Law Development Program (CLP) in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility - Fourth handbook in Power Africa's "Understanding" series. This handbook is intended to provide the reader with an overview of the mechanisms and strategy behind successful Power Project Procurements. It explores the complexity of procuring privately-owned power projects and describes the approaches that public procuring entities can use to establish and sustain power projects, including the advantages and disadvantages of the alternatives. It also describes how these entities can implement these alternatives. Refers specifically to renewable energy projects and includes a chapter on feed-in tariffs.

Understanding Natural Gas and LNG Options; Commercial Law Development Program (CLP) in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility, September 2017. Third handbook in Power Africa's “Understanding” series of handbooks that illustrate best practices for developing energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa. This handbook is intended to inform decision-making on options to develop natural gas. It does not promote any specific business model, but rather promotes better understanding of the stakeholders' shared aims in developing natural gas and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects.

Understanding Power Project Financing; Commercial Law Development Program (CLP) in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility, February 2016 - Second handbook in Power Africa's "Understanding" series. This handbook is intended to provide decision-makers with an overview of the structuring of private investments and financing for power projects and insight into the important supporting role that governments play.

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements (Comprendre les contrats d’achat d’électricité); Commercial Law Development Program (CLP) in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility, November 2014 - First handbook in Power Africa's "Understanding" series. The handbook is intended to provide an overview of PPAs and the obligations, risks and remedies that are found within them.

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Updated: September 13, 2021

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