Title: IPPs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Determinants of Success

Language: English

Type: Website

Nature: Website

Published: January 1, 2010

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Country: Africa

Sector: Energy and Power

Topic: PPP Reference Guide

Keywords: Knowledge Lab ***, PPP Cycle ***, PPP Reference Guide *, PPP Online Reference Guide **, PPP Basics ***, Energy and Power

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Document Summary:

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.

Document Details:

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.


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