Here’s how to maximise Africa’s energy transition potential, IRENA report (ESI Africa)

Africa is extraordinarily diverse, and no single approach will advance its energy future, however, an energy system centred on renewable energy can help resolve many of Africa’s social, economic, health and environmental challenges.  According to the IRENA report, a profound energy transition is not only feasible, but it is also essential for a climate-safe future in which sustainable development prerogatives are met. Renewables are therefore key to overcoming energy poverty, providing needed energy services without damaging human health or ecosystems, and enabling a transformation of economies in support of development and industrialisation. Click here to read full article.