Access to energy is an essential component of modern life, providing power for lighting, heating, cooking, and running machines. Yet, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), approximately 580 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. This energy poverty is a significant obstacle to economic growth and social development, limiting opportunities for education, […]Expanding Energy Access in Africa: The Business Case for Investment and Innovation.
See also: Climate Risks in Africa – Attempt at quantification
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