DATASET

Electricity grid Africa

Collection: GIS-RE : Geo-Information System for Renewables 

Description

Spatial extent of existing and planned electricity grid. A new electricity grid layer was compiled by using multiple sources that enumerates elements of the existing transmission and distribution network. These sources include Open Street Map, the Word Bank datasets, Arderne et al., the Economic Community of West African States Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, and from rural electrification agencies/EU delegations in Africa (Burkina Faso, Kenya, Tanzania).

Contact

Email
jrc-renewables (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

  • Georgia KAKOULAKI
  • Magda Moner-Girona

How to cite

KAKOULAKI, Georgia; Moner-Girona, Magda (2020): Electricity grid Africa. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/624c6e71-3b9c-4f48-8c67-645911798d41

Keywords

grid, electricity, africa

Data access

Electricity grid Africa
URL 

Geographic areas

Africa Sub-Saharan Africa

Spatial coverage

Type Value
WKT
POLYGON((-26.015625 35.137879119634185,61.87499999999999 35.137879119634185,61.87499999999999 -35.20972164522138,-26.015625 -35.20972164522138,-26.015625 35.137879119634185))

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-06-23
Modified date
2021-06-30
Issued date
2020-12-31
Data theme(s)
Economy and finance, Energy, Population and society
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/624c6e71-3b9c-4f48-8c67-645911798d41
Popularity
10 Oct 2021: 1 visits