Pele Natural Energy “PNE” is an independent power producer that harnesses natural resources to produce power from traditional fuels such as coal and gas. Traditional fuels power projects are still vital to the stability of grids due to their dispatch ability, this allows access to the generated power at all hours of the day and easily dispatched to match demand. Baseload and dispatch friendly power is critical for ensuring the stability of electricity supply on the African continent. We are therefore proud to offer a power projects that leverages Africa’s natural resources in service of ending energy poverty and energy insecurity.
We aim to have a significant impact in Africa’s transformation from the ‘dark continent’ to a ‘bright continent.’ Our vision is to make an impactful contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030.
Pele Natural Energy’s primary mandate is to expedite a change in Africa’s negative energy outlook.
600 million people in Africa do not have access to electricity.*
The average grid access rate of Africans is 20% - barring Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Namibia,
Senegal and South Africa, which exceed the 50% level.*
‘The average Sub-Saharan
African manufacturing firm loses 5.5% of annual
sales due to power outages’*
It is estimated that Africa requires between $60 and $90 billion annually to address its severe energy shortages.*
*Reference: The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2016