The Utility Performance and Behaviour in Africa Today (UPBEAT) study power utility is an initiative of the World Bank in collaboration withAPUA and the African Development Bank. It was launched in October 2019 at the World Bank headquarters in Washington DC.
The first operational, financial, technical and governance and transparency index performance study reports were launched in 2020. This study covered 77 sub-Saharan companies in Africa and used data from 2012 to 2018 with 60 indicators studied. The next report will be released in December 2022 using data from 2019 and 2020.
The 2020 report can be downloaded from the website: https: //utilityperformance.energydata.info/
A platform has been updated and is being completed at the World Bank with a timetable for its transfer to APUA eventually