Energy is one of the key stones for social and economic development and affects all its major aspects such as environmental protection, gender equality, food security, climate change mitigation, health, education, and poverty alleviation. This is why access to affordable, sustainable modern energy services – electricity as well as thermal applications – is a major determinant for progress in achieving poverty reduction and the attainment of the millennium development goals (MDGs) in Africa.
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March 9, 2012 Comments Off on Renewable energies: Africa’s untapped leapfrogging potential