July 29, 2020
Coffee Break Briefing with Rose Mutiso: “How will Africa’s Power Sector Recover?”
Hub Research Director Rose Mutiso proposes a post-COVID agenda for Africa’s power sector that doesn’t simply revert to the old status quo. Find out more in her Coffee Break Briefing discussion with Todd Moss:
How can West Africa prepare for the ‘EV revolution’?
By Joel Nana
Today, 60% of light duty vehicles in circulation in West Africa are over-aged imported second-hand, primarily from Europe, Japan and the United States.1 These vehicles often have poor emission ratings and are major contributors to urban air pollution.
Commercial & Industrial Solar PV: Threat or Opportunity for KPLC?
By Benjamin Attia, Rebekah Shirley
Privately owned distributed solar installations have been steadily growing amongst C&I customers in Kenya. Estimates of installed capacity range from 29 MW (UNEP-DTU) to 50 MW (Wood Mackenzie), and could reach 550 MW by 2025, driven primarily by cost savings and power reliability benefits to offtakers.
Nigeria’s Electrification Roadmap: After two years, where does it stand?
By Chigozie Nweke-Eze
The Nigerian government and German energy company Siemens AG signed the Nigerian Electrification Roadmap (NER) partnership, also known as the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) in 2019.
The Latest Power Supply Challenges In Ghana
By Ishmael Ackah
Power supply challenges (including instability, low voltage, and blackouts), known as ‘Dumsor’, have plagued Ghana for years, and remain significant concerns for both industrial and residential customers.