Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Sector: Energy and Power
Topic: PPP Reference Guide
This study analyses the outcomes of independent power projects (IPPs) across Sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 20 such projects have taken root to date, concentrated mainly in 8 countries. A suite of country level and project level factors play a criticalrole in determining project success, chief among them: the manner in which planning, procurement and contracting are coherently linked, the role of development finance institutions along with the development origins of firms and credit enhancements.
Eberhard, Anton, and Katharine Nawal Gratwick. 2010. IPPs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Determinants of Success. Washington, DC: World Bank. [#2244]
Reviews experiences of Independent Power Producers (IPP) in Sub-Saharan Africa, including a comprehensive list and details of all IPP projects in the region.
Updated: June 27, 2022