Tag Archives: access

February 17, 2017

Africa’s power policy ‘least developed in world’, says World Bank report

Sub-Saharan Africa still has one of the least developed policy environments for energy access in the world, according to a damning report from the World Bank. The Bank found that over 70% of Africa’s least electrified nations (with access rates of less than 20%) have made little progress in implementing any policy to increase electricity generation. Apart […]

February 2, 2017

ARE Energy Access Investment Forum ¦ Lisbon ¦ 22-23 March 2017

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), with support from Energias de Portugal (EDP) and the African-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), will be hosting this Forum in Portugal. The aim of the event is to discuss market conditions, key policy initiatives, business opportunities and showcase financial and technical instruments supporting rural electrification projects in developing and emerging markets. […]