Electricity for Africa - At What Cost?
Africa is home to almost 600 million people without electricity but the approaches being outlined to electrify the continent may lead to large, centralised power projects, not decentralised, renewable energy systems.
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The United States has announced an investment of U.S.$1.5billion in the Nigerian power sector through its various private sector companies. Read more »
The Liberian government has obtained a U.S. $144 million loan from India to fund a power transmission and distribution project, as the country struggles to restore electricity to ... Read more »
During his visit to three African countries, President Barack Obama announced an initiative aiming to double access to electricity across in Sub Saharan Africa. A U.S.$7 billion ... Read more »
Ethiopia and Kenya have secured funding from both the World Bank and the African Development Bank to launch the construction of a 1,068-kilometre high-voltage electricity highway ... Read more »
According to government, the addition of nine megawatts of electricity from Kabalega plant to the national grid will boost power production reducing shortage in the country. Read more »
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