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Table 9 Cumulative generation capacity (MW), electricity generated (MWh) and emission (tCO2) (base case and LCD option)

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

Time (year) 2011 2020 2030 2040 2050 2060
Simulated cumulative grid capacity, MW
 LCD option 10,094.0 14,768.8 34,086.8 84,834.5 220,845.1 589,107.6
 Base case 10,094.0 15,605.1 38,329.0 101,911.7 283,509.6 807,397.5
Simulated cumulative electricity demand, kWh/person
 LCD option 603.6 694.9 1228.7 2342.7 4672.3 9548.5
 Base case 603.6 734.2 1381.6 2814.3 5998.1 13,086.6
Simulated cumulative electricity generated, MWh
 LCD option 539,625,216 789,540,608 1,822,278,656 4,535,250,944 11,806,379,008 31,493,689,344
 Base case 392,454,720 606,726,400 1,490,232,064 3,962,328,320 11,022,852,096 31,391,614,976
Simulated cumulative emission from WAPP system, million tCO2
 LCD option 90.2 131.9 304.5 757.8 1972.6 5262.0
 Base case 66.6 102.9 252.8 672.3 1870.2 5326.0