Botswana to Push Power Infrastructure Investment As Power Imports Phase Out

April 2012
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;4/19/2012, p2
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The article suggests that an estimated 750 million dollars will be invested in the Botswana electricity industry which is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6 percent and will lose power imports from South Africa from 2013 onward. Power generation capacities are presented to come on stream in 2012-2018. The establishment of an independent regulatory agency and cost-reflective electricity tariffs are cited to be needed for the Botswana electricity industry to move forward.


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