Africa hungers for coal based power

Last Modified: Wed May 10 2017 21:17:57 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 42.5 GW
    of capacity based on coal as fuel source in various stages of planning or development. This combined capacity will come from over 100+ coal fired power plants.
  • 11
    African countries outside of South Africa in which this capacity is being built.
  • 8x
    Multiple of planned capacity compared to the region’s existing coal capacity.
  • 50%
    of the plants are being financed by China; nearly all are fueled by foreign investment.