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About Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa and has a population of around 20 million people. It has an official language of French but also has recognised languages of Moore, Fula and Dioula. The nation is a main exporter of gold and cotton which combined consistently account for over 70% of the nations exports. Burkina Faso also has a high potential to mine other metals such as zinc, lead, copper nickel and magnesium
Burkina Faso Grid Overview
Burkina Faso Socket Type
Burkina Faso Grid Coverage
In Burkina Faso the grid runs at a frequency of 50Hz, this is the same frequency as most of Europe.The Voltage in Burkina Faso is 380V for three phase and 220V for single phase. The majority of the nations electricity is produced from fossil fuels, with a small amount of power being produced from solar and hydro power.
In Burkina Faso the socket type they use are type C and E, as shown below.
As of 2017, the Burkina Faso grid reached 25.5% of its population. The country has an ambitious plan to increase its access to electricity rate to 80% by the year 2020, and further increase it to 95% by 2025. This will be achieved by increasing the installed capacity to 1000 MW and then onto 2000 MW.