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Table 10 Ranking of technology options for West African electricity system in low-carbon development strategy

From: Low-carbon development strategy for the West African electricity system: preliminary assessment using System dynamics approach

Generation/fuel type Ranking from model using target capacity Weighted average capacity factor, % Weighted average generating efficiency, % Emission factor (tCO2/MWh) Other ranking
Natural gas 1 38 48 0.2020 1
Oil 2 39 95 0.0 4
Hydro 3 56 35 0.3413 2
Coal 4 36 40 0.2786 3