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South Sudan - Juba Power Distribution Systems Rehabilitation and Expansion Project - Project Appraisal Report


According to the National Baseline Household Survey in 2012, over 96% of the population in South Sudan use firewood or charcoal for cooking. Only 1% of the population has access to grid electricity and those are mainly located in Juba, Wau and Malakal, the three cities with the only three isolated distribution systems in South Sudan. Per capita electricity consumption in South Sudan is about 1 to 3 kWh, compared to 80 kWh in Sub-Saharan African, and is the lowest in the region.

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