Solektra Co-founders Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily introduce their mini grid project in latest issue of Invest in Africa
With the growing perception that renewable energy is the most cost-effective solution to Africa’s energy crisis, now is the time to accelerate our investments in programmes that can be scaled or replicated to maximise impact. As this occurs, there is a great potential in decentralized power systems that can quickly meet Africa’s growing energy need. In the article released in Invest in Africa, and entitled A micro solution to Africa’s massive energy crisis, the Solektra tream makes the case for green micro-grids as the energy solution to do just that.
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The publication explores the African Union’s (AU) objectives for the continent, with particular focus on human rights and gender equality, while also identifying the wide range of investment opportunities that are available. Read exclusive interviews and perspectives from leading African voices and receive expert analysis on:
- Agenda 2063 – the strategy to optimise resources to benefit all Africans
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- The techniques and technologies boosting agricultural productivity
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