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Renewable Energy: Solution for Africa Energy Needs!

Africa Renewable Energy Opinion Piece!

July, 2017 Edition

African countries are skipping coal and going straight to renewables

Africa’s developing economies have a choice to make between using coal or renewable energy.

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Off-grid solar: the next-generation energy solution for Africa

CEO of Fenix International, explains the unique challenges of bringing solar power to thousands of homes in sub-Saharan Africa

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Germany to boost green energy in Africa - but will it work?

With Africa’s energy demand on the rise, the German government is launching a new initiative aimed at helping citizens in African countries

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Nuclear is essential to Africa’s energy mix – Rosatom

Nuclear energy needs to be included into its plans, as a lack of energy access is a major hurdle for the continent.

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Large Hydropower Dams Are Not the Answer: Time to Rethink Africa’s Energy Infrastructure

The electrification rates of Africa are appalling: the lowest in the world, with as little as 1 percent access in some rural areas.

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Power in Africa—The Energy Tetralemma

The opportunities and the challenges in the African power sector are unmatched in any other part of the world

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There is Such a Thing as Too Much, Too Fast: Avoiding ‘Mismatched Expectations’ in Off-Grid Energy Investing

The off-grid energy sector has begun to turn an important corner, moving from what was generally considered impact investing to

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5 ideas to consider to make universal energy access a reality

At the recent World Bank’s Civil Society Policy Forum in Washington D.C., Power for All and Practical Action

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Lights out: poor governance and Africa’s energy crisis

Africa is rich in resources and opportunities. In so many fields, however, the continent is yet to hit its stride

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"To truly transform our economy, protect our security, and save our planet from the ravages of climate change, we need to ultimately make clean, renewable energy the profitable kind of energy. " Barrack Obama