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Directory of Wind Farms in Africa
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This is a comprehensive listing of wind power facilities across Africa in Microsoft Excel format, enabling analysis at a national, province, company or individual power plant level. Buyers receive subsequent updates within a 12 month period for free.

in addition to the raw data, this directory includes simple charts and pivot tables for drill down, filtering and analysis.

The information contained in this directory covers 99.57% of the publicly stated installed wind capacity.

This directory of wind farms in Africa currently has 167 entries, enabling analysis at a national, provincial, company or power plant level.

The directory provides details on 97 wind farms, featuring 4,047 wind turbines with a total (operational and planned) capacity of 12,928.9 megawatts (MW).

The listings include latitude, longitude information that can be copied into Google Maps for visual referencing.

- track trends and developments in wind power across Africa over time
- identify key players within the national or individual country wind power market.
- follow manufacturer and turbine model market shares
- track the speed of development of different wind technologies over time.
- identify trends in turbine sizes over time
- facilitate decision making based on a clear understanding of this market."

Africa currently has 1,767 MW of operational wind capacity from 1,834 wind turbines spread across 19 countries.

The top 3 countries in Africa for wind power are : Morocco (639.9 MW), Egypt (549.2 MW) and Tunisia (242.4 MW).

100% of this capacity comprises onshore wind technology. There are currently no operational offshore wind farms.

Ranked By Size:
The smallest facility is the Messobo-Harena (0.2 MW, Ethiopia) wind farm and the largest is Zafarana (2,520.7 MW, Egypt).

By Turbine Manufacturer:
Gamesa has the largest market share amongst wind turbine manufacturers with 54.42% of the African turbine market.

Sample Fields:
Plant Name e.g. Altech
Facility Name e.g. Altech III
Commission Date e.g. 1985-01-01
Decommission Date (only if retired)
Phase e.g. 3
Technology e.g. Onshore
Status e.g. Operational
Usage e.g. Independent Power Producer
Power Capacity (MW) e.g. 21.7 MW
Area e.g. 32 km2
Generation (GWh) e.g. 54.25 GWh per annum
# Turbines
Turbine Capacity e.g. 1.8 MW
Turbine Model e.g. V80
Hub e.g. 55m
Diameter e.g. 100m
Turbine Manufacturer e.g. Vestas
Zip code
On map?
Operator e.g. AES Wind Generation Inc
Number of Owners e.g. 1
Owners e.g. AES Wind Generation Inc
Principal Owner and % Ownership
Owner 2 and % Ownership
Owner 3 and % Ownership
Owner 4 and % Ownership
Owner 5 and % Ownership
Other Owners and % Ownership combined
Update Date

Pages: 4047
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Energici Holdings Inc-RF
Sheet 1 : Introduction
- summary overview
- explanation of terms

Sheet 2 : Database
- see Executive Summary for Data Details

Sheet 3 : Simple Tables and Charts
- Power Capacity Developments over 50 Years (chart)
- Top 10 Countries (table)
- Top 10 Wind Farms by Power MW (table)
- By Status (table)
- Onshore vs Offshore (table)
- By Usage (table)
- Top 10 Turbine Manufacturers (table)
- Top 10 Turbine Sizes (table)"
The directory currently has entries for all of Algeria, Cape Verde, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Reunion, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania and Tunisia.
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