Boosting the Power Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

This report analyses China’s engagement in the sub-Saharan Africa power sector by examining its recent and planned support for power projects in the region over the 2010-20 period. It provides an overview of Chinese projects based on a unique dataset, and highlights the current status and major trends of these projects in the first-ever consolidated effort to map them. This study also identifies key Chinese stakeholders and assesses implications for development in subSaharan Africa.