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Although Africa has enormous energy resources, more than half of the continent’s population does not have any access to electricity and generation is often unable to meet the demand of those who do. Growth and poverty reduction will be constrained if this deficit continues.

Source: New Climate Economy, Background paper for Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities
Date: January 2015

The Africa Clean Energy Corridor initiative aims to transform the continent’s energy mix by promoting the development of clean, indigenous, cost-effective renewable power options.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: January 2015

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

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

This document brings report the key messages that emerged from the Third International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC 2016), including the importance of (1) mainstreaming off-grid renewable energy in national rural electrification strategies, (2) creating an ecosystem to accelerate

Source: IRENA
Date: January 2017

This book steps into the new world of broad-scale and locally relevant policy experimentation. Chapters focus on the political economy of clean energy transition and emphasize specific issues encountered in both developed and developing countries.

Source: Oxford University Press

This document outlines the renewable energy and energy efficiency policy for Nigeria.

Source: Ministry of Power, Nigeria
Date: April 2015

The Federal Government of Nigeria has formulated an ambitious strategy to make Nigeria the world’s 20th largest economy by 2020. The authors of this report argue there are many ways Nigeria can achieve this vision with up to 32 per cent lower carbon emissions.

Source: World Bank
Date: May 2013

According to this report, the Ghana government has created an environment that is conducive for business in the renewable energy sector by emplacing (1) explicit feed-in tariffs for energy generated by renewable sources and (2) the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, which is a “one-stop shop” fo

Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands
Date: March 2016

Article abstract: "Examination of the financial viability of power sectors in 39 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa shows that only two countries have a financially viable power sector, and only 19 cover operating expenditures.

Source: World Bank Group
Date: October 2016