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Quality of service in the electricity sector, a benchmarking study on Eastern Africa Power Pool
English
[en] Qualité de service dans le secteur d'électricité, une étude comparative dans le Pool d'Energy d'Afrique de l'Est
Nsabimana, René mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > > HEC Recherche >]
20-Jan-2020
National
Présentation des Travaux des Doctorants
20 Janvier 2020
Centre Universitaire de recherche sur le Développement Economique et Social (CURDES) de l'Université du Burundi
Bujumbura
Burundi
[en] Quality of service ; Electricity losses ; Total Factor Productivity Change
[en] Electricity losses are among the key indicator of the low quality of service in the electricity sector, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has also a low access rate to electricity. African regional organizations engaged in a process of power pooling and cross-border trade through the transmission interconnections. Eastern Africa Power Pool is one of the power pools established in the 1990s. This paper attempts to compare the performance of six EAPP country members, based on their electricity distribution. We used Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method to compare the technical efficiency scores and the Malmquist indexes to estimate how the different countries improved their performance. We used one input and two outputs, from the period from 2009 to 2017. The partial productivity shows that electricity losses are very high in the region, ranging from 18 to 25 percent on average. Technical efficiency scores show that electricity distribution utilities in 5 out of 6 countries are moderately efficient under variable return to scale, and 4 countries under constant return to scale. However, only two countries improved their performances during the period of study. The study shows that a country can be inefficient on the basis of a static analysis, while improving efficiency and technical change in the case of dynamic analysis, and vice versa.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/261182
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