February 1, 2012
The West African countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo together comprise the West African Power Pool (WAPP).
January 1, 2012
At the end of 2010, the total installed generation capacity of the eight South Asian countries—Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka—stood at over 206 GW.
December 1, 2011
Member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), namely, Botswana, Mozambique, Angola, Malawi, South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia, are working towards the establishment of a South African Power Pool (SAPP) to help provide reliable and economical power to their consumers.
November 1, 2011
The Sistema de Interconexión Eléctrica de los Países de América Central or Central American Electrical Interconnection System (SIEPAC) countries comprise of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama of Central America.
October 1, 2011
At the end of 2009, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Cambodia, had an installed capacity of over 135.6 GW.
September 1, 2011
At the end of 2009, the US had an installed capacity of over 1,120 GW. 13 states together held over 50 per cent of the country’s total capacity, with Texas holding 10 per cent, California and Florida 6 per cent each, and Illinois and Pennsylvania 5 per cent each.