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Inside Africa blog
Electrification in Kenya
Kenya has ambitious plans for the electrification of the country. In recent years it has increased the percentage of Kenyans connected to the electricity grid from 27% in 2015 to levels currently around 55%.
What are the new approaches to climate finance?
Climate finance is vital to transforming the global economy to meet the challenge of climate change. It has been one of the key factors in ‘unlocking’ the climate negotiations for many years.
African project finance: Bonds and alternative financing
The 2008 economic crisis revealed how perilously thin many banks' capital reserves were and a complete collapse of the entire system was only narrowly averted.
Africa’s energy value chain
Anne Lapierre, head of energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa discusses the energy value chain at this year's Africa Energy Forum 2017.
A lesson to all exporters on the use of electronic release systems by carriers
A recent judgment of the English Court of Appeal may be a reassuring one for African exporters, but should also be seen as a grave warning to take extra precautions to ensure cyber security systems are secure.
Rail as a key to sustainable cities in Africa
Africa is experiencing unprecedented levels of urbanisation. By 2035 it is expected that 49% of the continent’s population will be urban-based.
Falling battery storage costs fuel opportunities for renewables investment in Africa
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), a Kenyan renewable energy developer and a US battery storage manufacturer have teamed up to develop a solar PV plant with integrated lithium-ion battery storage.
ZPC power generation in Zimbabwe receives boost through hydro and thermal projects
Although 37% of Zimbabweans have access to electricity, which is in excess of the 31% African average, the gap between installed capacity and peak demand in Zimbabwe is approximately 1,200MW.
Transmission is the key to unlocking African renewables
The African continent is enormous. By virtue of its size, the implementation of renewable energy projects and distribution of power faces inevitable challenges.