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Planning Mozambique's optimal power system expansion

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Assessing the role of renewables in reducing total system cost

Mozambique has the largest power generation potential in the entire Southern African region thanks to its vast and largely untapped gas, hydro, wind and solar resources. Despite this huge generation potential only 38.6%1) of its population had access to electricity in 2021.

Going forward, the development of new gas resources by the Mozambican government
presents tremendous opportunities to rapidly increase gas-to-power generation in the country.
Domestic gas from the Northern coast of Mozambique is expected to be available by 2026.

For more insights for the rest of Africa, visit Pathways for Africa's Energy Future

To leapfrog, the first steps need to be taken today

Africa has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to leapfrog into a renewable and reliable energy future.

But how can you talk about leapfrogging, if you don't have a word for it? That's why we teamed up with native speakers from across the continent to help us talk about #Leapfrogging4Africa.

By 2032, Mozambique can


Save $84.7 million compared to low renewable energy deployment

Solve load shedding.

Install 3GW renewable power

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Reduce carbon emissions by 5.6 million tonnes

Regardless of the power system expansion strategy selected by Mozambique, there is a critical need to strengthen Mozambique’s power transmission capabilities if the country is to achieve its electricity generation objectives.

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