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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 highlights a series of case studies that the World Bank has carried out in order to identify the crucial factors determining the success of such programs.

Source: World Bank
Date: December 2004

This brief summarizes some of the main approaches to mini-grid development. The brief also addresses the requirements for successful mini-grid implementation and key challenges to their development, particularly in Africa.

Source: Global Village Energy Partnership
Date: September 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

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

This report examines the complex process of transforming power systems. It offers evidence for power system transformation by providing a collection of empirical examples of the types of innovations that are emerging worldwide.

Source: 21st Century Power Partnership
Date: May 2015

This report describes women's roles in the expanding market for off-grid lighting. It aims to identify whether there are women-specific opportunities in the off-grid lighting market that could enhance product profitability and improve lives.

Source: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date: August 2011

This publication provides an overview of the activities and recent accomplishments of technology collaboration programmes (TCPs). The 39 TCPs in operation involve about 6,000 experts from government, industry and research organizations in 51 countries.

Source: International Energy Agency: Energy Technology Network
Date: January 2016

This online data base collects information on international climate mitigation initiatives in operation that (1) have potential to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, (2) are international in scope or have the potential for significant impact at global scale, and (3) are dialogues,

Source: Climate Initiatives Platform
Date: January 2016

As part of its market development work in Tanzania, IFC in mid-2016 carried out a benchmarking exercise of 20 distributed energy services companies using mini-grid technologies.

Source: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date: January 2017