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Utilities as a Client

Africa is home to 15% of the world’s population. The electrification and water accessibility rates in the continent are not very promising. The region’s peak demand is about 74,000 MW but the current generation capacity is just 50% of it. Water scarcity and drought are taking a toll on both the power and water supply market. The problem is being made worse due to the rapidly increasing urban population. However, due to the same fact, Africa is emerging to be an excellent market for equipment suppliers and service providers in certain countries that considered to have great potential for doing business.

The study provides economic analysis, changing business models, and performance analysis of power and water utilities of some of the hotspot countries in Africa. It offers an insight into the current financial and infrastructural trends of the countries’ power and water utilities. It also discusses future developments that are expected in these countries and provides the market drivers and restraints in achieving the future targets.


  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary-CEO's Perspective
  • Introduction
    • Project Scope
    • Geographic Scope of Study
  • Power Sector
    • Market Overview-Power
      • Table Access to Electricity, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2012
      • Table Distribution of Generation of Electricity Among the Major Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2014
      • Table T & D Losses, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2006-2011
  • Country Overviews-Power Utilities
    • Power Sector-South Africa
    • Power Sector-Tanzania
    • Power Sector-Kenya
    • Power Sector-Mozambique
    • Power Sector-Ghana
    • Power Sector-Nigeria
  • South Africa
    • Economic Overview-South Africa
      • Table GDP and Growth Rate, South Africa, 2010-2014
    • Power Sector Overview-South Africa
      • Table Access to Electricity, South Africa, 1990-2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, South Africa, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-South Africa
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-South Africa
    • Power Utility in South Africa-Eskom
      • Table Revenue and Profit-ESKOM, South Africa, 2012-2014
      • Table International Sales-ESKOM, South Africa, 2012-2014
      • Table Distribution of Revenue for ESKOM, South Africa, 2012-2014
    • Power Utilities in South Africa-Private Power Utilities and IPPs
    • Future of Power Sector-South Africa
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, South Africa, 2015-2020
    • South Africa-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • South Africa-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Tanzania
    • Economic Overview-Tanzania
      • Table GDP and Growth Rate, Tanzania, 2010-2014
    • Power Sector Overview-Tanzania
      • Table Access to Electricity, Tanzania, 2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, Tanzania, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-Tanzania
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-Tanzania
    • Power Utility in Tanzania-TANESCO
      • Table Revenue and Loss-TANESCO, Tanzania, 2011-2013
    • Power utilities in Tanzania-IPPs, EPPs, and SPPs
    • Future of Power Sector-Tanzania
      • Table Power Sector: Present and Projected Installed Capacity, Tanzania, 2015-2025
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, Tanzania, 2015-2020
    • Tanzania-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Tanzania-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Kenya
    • Economic Overview-Kenya
      • Table Economic Overview-Kenya
    • Power Sector Overview-Kenya
      • Table Access to Electricity, Kenya, 2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, Kenya, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-Kenya
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-Kenya
    • Power Utility in Kenya-KENGEN
      • Table Revenue and Profit-KENGEN, Kenya, 2012-2014
    • Power Utility in Kenya-KETRACO
      • Table Revenue and Profit-KETRACO, Kenya, 2011-2013
    • Power Utility in Kenya-KPLC
      • Table Revenue and Profit- KPLC, Kenya, 2011-2013
    • Power Utilities in Kenya-IPPs, EPPs, and IGPs
    • Future of Power Sector-Kenya
      • Table Power Sector: Present and Projected Installed Capacity, Kenya, 2015-2024
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, Kenya, 2015-2018
    • Kenya-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Kenya-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Mozambique
    • Economic Overview-Mozambique
      • Table GDP and Growth Rate, Mozambique, 2010-2014
    • Power Sector Overview-Mozambique
      • Table Access to Electricity, Mozambique, 2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, Mozambique, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-Mozambique
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-Mozambique
    • Mozambique-Electricidade de Moçambique
      • Table Revenue and Profit-EDM, Mozambique, 2011-2013
      • Table Costs of Purchasing Electricity-EDM, Mozambique, 2011-2017
    • Power Utilities in Mozambique-IPPs
    • Future of Power Sector-Mozambique
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, Mozambique, 2015-2020
    • Mozambique-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Mozambique-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Ghana
    • Economic Overview-Ghana
      • Table GDP and Growth Rate, Ghana, 2010-2014
    • Power Sector Overview-Ghana
      • Table Access to Electricity, Ghana, 2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, Ghana, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-Ghana
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-Ghana
    • Power Utility in Ghana-Volta River Authority
      • Table Revenue and Operating Profit-VRA, Ghana, 2011-2013
    • Power Utility in Ghana-Ghana Grid Company
      • Table Revenue and Profit-GRIDCO, Ghana, 2011-2013
    • Power Utility in Ghana-Electricity Company of Ghana
      • Table Revenue and Profit-ECG, Ghana, 2010-2012
      • Table Number of customers-ECG, Ghana, 2010-2012
    • Power Utilities in Ghana-Bui Hydro, IPPs and Imports
    • Future of Power Sector-Ghana
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, Ghana, 2015-2020
    • Ghana-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Ghana-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Nigeria
    • Economic Overview-Nigeria
      • Table Economic Overview-Nigeria
    • Power Sector Overview-Nigeria
      • Table Access to Electricity, Nigeria, 2014
      • Table Electricity Consumption, Nigeria, 2009-2013
    • Electricity Supply Industry-Nigeria
      • Table Electricity Supply Industry-Nigeria
    • Future of Power Sector-Nigeria
      • Table Energy Charges per End-user Segment, Nigeria, 2015-2018
    • Nigeria-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Nigeria-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Water Sector
    • Market Overview-Water
      • Table Increase in Number of People with Access to Improved Water Supply over Last Year, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2010-2012
  • Country Overviews-Water Utilities
    • Water Sector-South Africa
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, South Africa, 1997, 2002 and 2013
    • Water Sector-Tanzania
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, Tanzania, 2002 and 2013
    • Water Sector-Kenya
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, Kenya, 1992, 2007 and 2013
    • Water Sector-Mozambique
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, Mozambique, 1992, 2002 and 2013
    • Water Sector-Ghana
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, Ghana, 2002 and 2013
    • Water Sector-Nigeria
      • Table Available Internal Freshwater Resources and Withdrawal, Nigeria, 2002, 2007 and 2013
  • South Africa
    • South Africa-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, South Africa,2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, South Africa, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-South Africa
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, South Africa, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, South Africa, 2010-2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-South Africa
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, South Africa, 2010-2014
    • Water Supply Industry-South Africa
    • Future of Water Sector-South Africa
      • Table Investment in Water Sector, South Africa, 2012-2018
      • Table Distribution of Water Infrastructure Development, South Africa, 2012-2018
    • South Africa-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • South Africa-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Tanzania
    • Tanzania-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, Tanzania, 2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, Tanzania, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-Tanzania
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, Tanzania, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, Tanzania, 2010-2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-Tanzania
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, Tanzania, 2010-2013
    • Water Supply Industry-Tanzania
    • Future of Water Sector-Tanzania
      • Table Investment in Water Sector, Tanzania, 2011-2019
    • Tanzania-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Tanzania-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Kenya
    • Kenya-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, Kenya, 2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, Kenya, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-Kenya
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, Kenya, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, Kenya, 2010 and 2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-Kenya
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, Kenya, 2010-2013
    • Water Supply Industry-Kenya
    • Future of Water Sector-Kenya
    • Kenya-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Kenya-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Mozambique
    • Mozambique-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, Mozambique, 2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, Mozambique, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-Mozambique
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, Mozambique, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, Mozambique, 2010-2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-Mozambique
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, Mozambique, 2010-2013
    • Water Supply Industry-Mozambique
    • Future of Water Sector-Mozambique
    • Mozambique-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Mozambique-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Ghana
    • Ghana-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, Ghana, 2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, Ghana, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-Ghana
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, Ghana, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, Ghana, 2010-2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-Ghana
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, Ghana, 2008-2012
    • Water Supply Industry-Ghana
    • Future of Water Sector-Ghana
      • Table Investment in Water Sector, Ghana, 2011-2016
    • Ghana-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Ghana-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Nigeria
    • Nigeria-Demography
      • Table Rural Population and Growth Rate, Nigeria, 2009-2013
      • Table Urban Population and Growth Rate, Nigeria, 2009-2013
    • Water Sector-Nigeria
      • Table Distribution of Population with Access to Freshwater, Nigeria, 2013
      • Table Population Gaining Access to Improved Water Services, Nigeria, 2010-2013
    • Non-Revenue Water-Nigeria
      • Table Non-Revenue Water, Nigeria, 2011-2013
    • Water Supply Industry-Nigeria
    • Future of Water Sector-Nigeria
    • Nigeria-Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Nigeria-Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Three Big Predictions

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