There is a chronic electricity supply shortage across Africa. The 48 Sub-Saharan countries have a combined installed generation base of only 68GW, according to the African Development Bank Group. This is roughly equal to the generation capacity of Spain, a country whose population is less than 5% that of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Wind, solar, hydro and biomass projects will play a major role in meeting Africa's growing power needs. Renewable energy is a natural choice for much of Africa given its vast available resources. Renewable energy is also attractive as it is relatively quick and cheap to deploy on a small scale compared with fossil fuels.
Our renewable solutions help to mitigate rural electrification challenges and add power to the established grid.