This infographic examines the challenge and opportunity of powering Sub-Saharan Africa

Across sub-Saharan Africa, 620 million people — 60 percent of the region’s population — lack access to electricity, according to […]


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Across sub-Saharan Africa, 620 million people — 60 percent of the region’s population — lack access to electricity, according to the African Development Bank. As this infographic reveals, the current picture of electrical generation in the region includes substantial variation in grid-based capacity and a diverse mix of energy sources.

As reported by Tom Jackson in Ensia recently, “The electrification of Africa is a process that is ongoing, with the results set to be impressive.”

This infographic has been published with permission from the original publication by our partners at ENSIA By Todd Reubold.

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