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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

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 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

This publication examines many aspects of renewable energy in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Many authors contributed to these in-depth examinations from many different viewpoints.

Source: ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Canary Island Institute of Technology, Casa Africa
Date: January 2012

This recorded webinar explores the energy access situation in Haiti and efforts underway to increase access there.

Source: Clean Energy Solutions Center, United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network
Date: January 2014

This briefing on investing in SE4All outlines the potential for large returns with resourceful investing and helpful policies. The market, barriers and challenges, investors and instruments, business models, the role of governments and donors, and next steps are the focal points covered.

Source: International Institute for Environment and Development
Date: May 2013

This report comprehensively reviews the status of renewable energy deployment and policies in India.

Source: Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century
Date: October 2010

Renewable Energy Financial Instruments Guidance Tool (REFINe) aims to assist policy in identifying appropriate financial instruments to scale-up renewable energy technologies in developing countries.

Source: The World Bank