“Africa’s energy future… is the most important topic for us to be discussing on the continent… As we look at Africa’s demographics, Africa’s growth, what is happening around the globe— what happens in Africa on the energy side will impact all of it.”

-US Ambassador to UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, speaking at a Hub event at Georgetown University

“What would equity look like in the global energy transition or what is the case for equity? In answering this question, I have drawn from the excellent work of the Energy for Growth Hub.”

-Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Oluyemi Osinbajo

“To be prosperous and stable, Nigeria needs a power system that matches our ambitions and creates jobs for our youth. The Energy for Growth Hub can help us achieve our goals to become an engine for growth and innovation in the global economy.”

-His Highness Emir Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano & former Nigerian Central Bank Governor

“While the scale of Africa’s infrastructure deficit is well known, the policies and programs to close the gap have consistently lacked ambition. The Energy for Growth Hub is one of the first efforts to match the scale and urgency to Africa’s true energy needs.”

-Gyude Moore, former Liberian Minister of Public Works

The Energy for Growth Hub is leading the way in highlighting how African countries need affordable and dependable energy to scale up manufacturing and create jobs. While renewable technologies can make an important contribution, Africa will still require baseload technologies such as clean gas fired plants to balance the electricity grids and provide energy 24 hours a day.”

-Mimi Alemayehou,  Senior Vice President, Mastercard; former Managing Director of Black Rhino & Chair of Blackstone Africa Infrastructure LP

Africa’s growing population and new industries need power for productive employment and sustainable growth. The Hub’s expert network brings critical practical experience and knowledge to this increasingly urgent issue.”

-Andrew Herscowitz​, Chief Development Officer, US DFC; former Power Africa​ Coordinator, USAID

“If you are interested in development, you should be interested in electricity. And if you are interested in electricity, you should be following the Energy for Growth Hub.”

-Paddy Carter, Director of Research, British International Investment

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