07 Mar 2024
Mini-grids, powered by solar and batteries, are emerging as a vital solution for advancing rural electrification, particularly for the millions lacking access to modern energy. Once considered margina...
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05 Mar 2024
Over the past decade, many pilot projects and village-level donor interventions have been conducted by development agencies, programmes and research institutes like GIZ, EnDev and A2EI, on the product...
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05 Mar 2024
The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) is prioritizing achieving universal electricity access by 2030, recognizing the scarcity of public resources due to past conflicts and recent health crises. To ac...
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04 Mar 2024
Nigeria, often referred to as the Giant of Africa, is a country of “largests.” It has the largest economy in Africa; it has the continent’s largest population; it is Africa’s […]...
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04 Mar 2024
In Nigeria, thousands of communities face unreliable or nonexistent electricity from distribution companies (DisCos). However, undergrid mini grids, and self-contained electricity systems up to 1 mega...
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01 Mar 2024
Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of approximately 1.3 billion, represents about one-fifth of the global population but consumes only 3% of the world’s electricity. Despite this, innovative ...
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29 Feb 2024
Solar energy has emerged as a pivotal player in the global transition towards sustainable and renewable energy sources. To foster the widespread adoption of solar technologies in Africa, governments a...
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29 Feb 2024
Renewables are expected to play a central role in Africa’s power sector development, with capacity expected to grow to 180 GW by 2030 and 1.2 TW by 20504. This growth […]...
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28 Feb 2024
How much investment is needed to realize the African Development Bank´s (AfDB) New Deal on Energy for Africa (the New Deal)? This is the overriding question that is thoroughly analyzed […]...
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21 Feb 2024
African regulators face an exciting opportunity: the chance to leapfrog legacy energy market structures and accelerate the integration of distributed energy resources. In doing so, they can boost grid...
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