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BMI View: Botswana will remain a net-importer of electricity over our 10-year forecast period. This is due
to underperforming coal-fired power plants as a result of malfunctioning equipment and water shortages.
Plans to liberalise the power sector will increase private sector interest in the country if implemented,
which should attract investment aimed at increasing generating capacity in the country.
Latest Updates And Structural Trends
? Tlou Energy and Sekaname Pvt Limited have been shortlisted for the tender of coal bed methane
fuelled power plants totalling up to a maximum of 100 megawatts (MW) by the Ministry of Minerals,
Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR). We await further updates on the project before including it in
? We have lowered our forecasts for thermal power generation in Botswana from a previous generation
level of 3.2 terawatt hours (TWh) to 2.64 by 2025, to indicate potential generation deficits due to water
shortages plaguing the country. This will be upgraded if the North-South Carrier (NSC) water project is
completed on time and stable water supply can be secured.