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Power plants (Generation Type)

This dataset shows the African power plants by energy generation type. It includes thermal plants (coal, gas, oil, nuclear, biomass, waste, geothermal) and renewables (hydro, wind, solar). Each power plant is geolocated and entries contain information on plant capacity and generation type.

RCoE Action:

* European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2019): Dispa-SET dataset for WAPP (West African Power Pool). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: * Busch, Sebastian, De Felice, Matteo, & Hidalgo González, Ignacio. (2020). Dataset from the water-power nexus modelling of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) [Data set]. Zenodo. * Pavičević, Matija, & Quoilin, Sylvain. (2020). Analysis of the water-power nexus in the North, Eastern and Central African Power Pools (0.1) [Data set]. Zenodo.


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