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Renewable Energy: Solution for Africa Energy Needs!

Africa Renewable Energy Opinion Piece!

September, 2017 Edition

Solar power alone won’t solve energy or climate needs

Recent reports that solar capacity will soon exceed nuclear capacity reveal an important fact.

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Green bonds are expected to reach more than $130 billion in 2017

Bloomberg New Energy Finance published its most recent analysis and revealed that green bonds issuance is set to reach $134.9 billion

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UN Environment Chief calls for polluters to pay for environmental damage- not taxpayers

Erik Solheim, argued that costs from environmental degradation should be incorporated in the polluter companies’ accounts

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DNV GL: Renewables to account for 85% of global electricity by 2050

A new report from DNV GL forecasts a bright future for renewable energy, predicting that by 2050

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Mini-grids: A Key Piece to Africa's Energy Access Puzzle

To address Africa’s energy challenges, AfDB launched the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which targets universal energy access in Africa by 2025

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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