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The story of electricity in Africa almost always elicits an eye-roll; we have heard it all before and we are tired of it. Yet, poor and erratic energy...

22.11.2019 , Justin Scott Schon, Elizabeth Baldwin, Jennifer N. Brass, and Lauren M. MacLean

The Distribution of Solar Panels in Ghana: How Ghanaian civil servants navigated corruption

Electricity is a hot political issue in Ghana. Ghanaians demand access to the electricity grid as a right of citizenship. And, when not connected,...

South of the Sahara, getting electricity to 620 million people may require an all-of-the-above strategy.

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...
In a recently published report supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, Accenture Development Partnerships assessed the suitability of off-grid energy...
Electrification practitioners often emphasise the need for productive use of energy (PUE) to enhance the incomes of home businesses and enterprises....

Country News

Puma Energy’s Future Energies business has launched 11 solar projects at its retail fuel stations...

Ghana’s Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) believes that government should no longer manage...

Solar Power Solutions was constructed in 2016 at the cost of USD 50 mln and produces all manner of...

Ghana, like many other countries, is focused on the integration of renewable energy into the...

The story is about June, a Nigerian CEO of a solar company based in Accra, Ghana. When the pandemic...

The beneficiary assemblies include Builsa North, Akuapim North, Juaben, Bongo, Tain, Suhum, Yilo...

The Solar Drift Irrigation System — being introduced by Mondelez International, implementors of the...

UK Export Finance (Ukef) provides a loan of $35.5 million to Aqua Afric. The British-based company...

Direct loan from UK Export Finance aimed at supporting Aqua Africa project that will provide clean...

Some foreign companies in Ghana have copied the local innovations, produced them massively and now...

While much of Nigeria’s new gas-fired capacity is unused because of gas supply problems, Ghana has...

It is imperative to say that if Government must meet its National Energy Policy objective of using...