Infrastructural data 45% open

Botswana

What data is expected?

A selection of infrastructural information, focussing on energy provision and water consumption.

  • Electricity consumption
  • Power stations and electric capacity
  • Electricity transmission networks (geographic position)
  • Power outages
  • Prices
  • Water consumption/per capita
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable No
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes Prices are updated
In an open and machine-readable format Available in HTML and PDF
location https://www.bpc.bw/media-site/news/Pages/2018-New-tarif - Energy prices Water consumption data is not available, since website of Statistics Botswana is unavailable at the time of research. Data for 2016 used to be available, see results by ODIN for 2016: http://odin.opendatawatch.com/Report/countryProfile/BWA?appConfigId=4 Other water consumption data highly aggregated showing the total amount in country: http://www.water.gov.bw/images/Reports/DWA_Website/Botswana%20Water%20Accounting%20Report%202014_15.pdf
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Searched for energy market information in Botswana
characteristics Prices Energy-related data unavailable via statsbot.org.bw or Botswana Power Corporation Water consumption data is not available, since website of Statistics Botswana is unavailable at the time of research. Data for 2016 used to be available, see results by ODIN for 2016: http://odin.opendatawatch.com/Report/countryProfile/BWA?appConfigId=4
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Botswana Power Corporation, Department of Water Affairs ​​​​​​”Botswana Power Corporation, a parastatal utility which was formed in 1970 by an Act of Parliament is responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity within Botswana to areas approved by the Ministry of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security.” Source: https://www.bpc.bw/about-bpc Maybe Statistics Botswana is also responsible to publish infrastructural data. It is a parastatal organization charged with responsibilities of collecting and disseminating all official statistics in Botswana. It is tasked to collect, process, analyse, publish, and disseminate official statistics in areas such as environmental, energy, communications and household conditions. http://www.gov.bw/en/citizens/topics/statistics/ Department of Water Affairs http://www.water.gov.bw/ is one of three technical Departments within the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR). It assesses surface water. Groundwater assessment are shared between DWA and DGS with DGS focusing mainly on preliminary assessment work and DWA in most cases following up the work done by DGS to accurately define groundwater reservoirs and develop well fields. In terms of development and supply functions, this is a shared responsibility between DWA and other key stakeholders such as Water Utilities Corporation, District Councils, Ministry of Local Government (MLG) and Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). DWA develops water accounts concerning water production and consumption. The World Bank also sponsors a program called WAVES-Botswana for Water Accounting (WA) activities.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.bpc.bw/media-site/news/Pages/2018-New-tarif - Energy prices
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Aug 02 2018 12:38:42 GMT+0000 (UTC)