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Annual Africa Energy Landscape (2015)—Current and Future Trends Shaping the Continent

Annual Africa Energy Landscape (2015)—Current and Future Trends Shaping the Continent

This Frost & Sullivan market intelligence report is a high-level summary of current and future trends shaping the African landscape presented at the 2015 African Utility Week conference held in South Africa in May 2015. The conference covered key trends and insights in various vertical segments, including power generation, transmission and distribution, metering, large power users, renewable power (wind and solar), hydropower, and water utilities as well as related investment challenges and opportunities within the African utility space.


  • Executive Summary
    • CEO's Corner
    • Overview
    • Industry Topics
  • Project Aim and Objectives
  • Report Structure and Scope
    • Report Structure
    • Report Scope
    • Methodology
    • Assumptions
  • Introduction
    • About AUW 2015
    • Summary of the Opening Session
    • African Utilities: Key Challenges to Effective Growth
  • Finance and Investment Forum
    • Introduction
    • Key Insights
  • Generation
    • Overview
    • The Importance of the PPA and the Rise of Gas as a Generation Feedstock
    • Distributed Generation (DG)
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • Large Power Users
    • Overview
    • Mines and Large Industrials and the Human Element
      • Table Cape Town Electricity Consumption, 2015
      • Table Installed Solar PV (non-Utility) Capacity by Province, South Africa, 2015
    • Drivers and Challenges
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • Metering
    • Introduction
    • Smart Metering and Tariffs
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • T&D and Smart Grids
    • Overview
    • Smart Grids
      • Table Investment in Transmission Infrastructure Following First 3 Bidding Windows, South Africa, 2015
    • Segment Drivers and Challenges
    • Smart Grids and Regional Integration
    • Rural Electrification
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • Renewables
    • Overview
      • Table Namibia's RE Licences Issued To Date, 2015
    • Solar
    • Wind
  • Hydropower
    • Introduction
    • The Role of Initiatives Such as Special Economic Zones (SEZ) within the RE Sector
    • Innovative Hydropower Solutions
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • Water Utilities
    • Overview
    • Water Utilities
      • Table Highlights of Initiatives Launched by NWSC, Uganda, 2015
      • Table Performance of the Delegated Management Model in the Nyalenda Informal Settlement, 2015
    • Key Trends and Insights
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations

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