Welcome to the PyPSA meets Africa documentation!

PyPSA meets Africa is a free and open source software project aiming to develop a powerful energy system model for Africa and beyond. The tool is currently under development and will be heavily based on PyPSA and PyPSA-Eur. A short presentation about our project and its aims is given on our website. There you can also sign-up to our Newsletter.

Watch our latest discussion with African leaders about Open Energy System Modelling in Africa: State of the Art and Future Opportunities. Let’s work together for a better future.

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Get Involved

The PyPSA meets Africa team is currently running four types of meetings:

  • **Discord NEW! (Open)** - Chat with the community, team up on features, exchange with developers, code in voice channels

  • General code meeting (Open)

    • every month, Thursday 16-17:00 (UTC+0) download .ics file

    • updates on overall project and code blocks

    • meeting hosted on Discord; join us, we are waiting for you!

    • open agenda. See what we will discuss. Invited members have edit rights.

  • Specific code meeting (by invitation)

    • current meetings: 1) Demand creation (WP1) 2) Data workflow updates (WP1-WP5) 3) Sector coupling model and 4) AI asset detection (WP6)

    • every week Friday 1) 13-13:45 (UTC+0) 2) Thursday 13:30-14:00 (UTC+0) 3) Thursday 09:00-09:30 (UTC+0) and 4) Tuesday 15:30-16:30 (UTC+0)

    • updates, demos, task distribution, weekly targets, Q&A

  • Outreach meeting (by invitation)

    • every second week

    • planning, discussing events, workshops, communication, community activities

  • Buddy talk (Open)

Documentation

Getting Started

Configuration

Work flow and API

Project Info