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The International Energy Agency's (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook—a Special Report in the 2014 World Energy Outlook series—offers a comprehensive analytical study of energy in Africa, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa, the epicenter of the global challenge to overcome energy poverty.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2014

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization. As of 2016, the IGA has more than 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

Source: International Geothermal Association

This renewable energy country profile is a knowledge product derived from the SREP IP, with the objective of showcasing the renewable energy status of Mail, development options, and opportunities and constraints.

Source: African Development Bank Group
Date: January 2015

The key challenges facing Africa’s power sector are inadequate generation capacity, limited electrification, low power consumption, unreliable services, high costs, and a financing gap of approximately $23 billion a year, according to the authors of this policy brief.

Source: African Development Bank Group
Date: January 2010

TRANSrisk conducted 15 case studies that explore the transition to low-carbon economies, including 14 country-level case studies and one at the global and regional level.

Source: Transitions Pathways and Risk Analysis for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption Strategies (TRANSrisk)
Date: November 2016

IRENA estimates that with the right enabling policies, Africa could be home to more than 70 gigawatts of solar PV capacity by 2030.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency

This report discusses the energy sector in Nigeria and recommends five actions for harnessing the country's renewable energy potential: providing incentives for renewable energy uptake, ensuring sufficient and affordable capital financing, improving public understanding of renewable energy, cult

Source: Renewable Energy Potential in Nigeria: Low-carbon Approaches to Tackling Nigeria’s Energy Poverty
Date: December 2012

This guide provides an overview of the role of women in the energy sector. Drawing from available literature, it identifies approaches to gender equity that consider women as employees, decision makers and stakeholders, energy users, and participants in the energy value chain.

Source: United States Agency International Development, The Cadmus Group
Date: June 2018

This webinar addresses the intersection of health and energy.

Source: Smart Villages
Date: June 2017

This report places the Smart Grids concept in the context of sub‐Saharan African, shifting the focus towards the facilitation of just access.

Source: United Nations, Georgia Institute of Technology, International Energy Agency, Imperial College London, Royal Institute of Technology, Alstom Grid, University College Dublin, International Renewable Energy Agency, Indian Institute of Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Date: February 2011