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    Friday, March 31, 2017

    Africa’s Enormous New Energy Potential

    The economic case for wind, solar energy in Africa

    March 27, 2017 (Science News)

    "To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030…[A new assessment] has found that wind and solar can be economically and environmentally competitive options and can contribute significantly to the rising demand…Africa is in an unparalleled energy crisis rife with electricity deficiency, lack of access, and high costs…[But the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) and the Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP), which together include 21 countries accounting for half the continent's population, have] wind and solar potential several times greater than their expected demand in 2030…[A]nother key finding was that system costs and impacts could be lower with robust energy trade and grid connections between countries…” click here for more

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