A man looks at electricity meters of the Ivorian Electricity Company (CIE), on March 8, 2016 in a popular district of Abidjan.
Ivory Coast stands out from its African peers in adding sufficient electricity production, allowing for the economy to grow and making blackouts a thing of the past, but sharply higher costs are angering consumers. The West African powerhouse recently gained a new power station, taking its total electricity generation capacity to 2,000 megawatts (MW), which should be sufficient to cover its needs through this year / AFP / SIA-KAMBOU        (Photo credit should read SIA-KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)