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panel lightsIncreased offgrid and minigrid investments could solve Africas electricity crisis says Annan report

March 3, 2018 / by admin

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Lights Power Actionunderlines that the million Africans without access to electricity cannot wait for grid expansion. Gridconnected megaprojects such as large dams and power pools are essential to scale up national and regional energy generation and transmission, but they are slow and expensive. Governments must also increase investment in offgrid and minigrid solutions, which are cheaper and quicker to install.

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Of the million people who will gain access to electricity in Africas rural areas by , it is estimated that only per cent will be connected to national grids. Most will be powered by offgrid household or minigrid systems.

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[Abidjan, Cote DIvoire] African governments and their partners need to move ster to bridge the continents huge energy gap. That means adopting every available solution, on and off the grid, according to a new report from Kofi Annans Africa Progress Panel.

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More than that, governments need to foster an environment in which companies can enter energy generation, transmission and distribution markets, climb the value chain, and build the investment partnerships that can drive growth and create jobs.

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The tenmember Africa Progress Panel advocates at the highest levels for equile and sustainable development in Africa.

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The report describes the kinds of policies and investments needed to support the ambitious new public and private initiatives now under way that aim to increase energy access swiftly across Africa, especially the New Deal on Energy for Africa, spearheaded by the African Development Bank.

Lights Power Actionis an indepth follow up to the influential Africa Progress Report,Power People Planet Seizing Africas Energy and Climate Opportunities.It urges governments to put in place the incentives needed to encourage greater investment in offgrid and minigrid systems, protect consumers, and cilitate demand among disadvantaged groups.

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As our new report shows, where there is good leadership, there are excellent prospects for energy transition, Mr. Annan said. We know what is needed to reduce and ultimately eliminate Africas energy deficit. Now we must focus on implementation. The time for excuses is over. Its time for action.

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The report,Lights Power Action Electrifying Africa,is launched today at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan. It calls for a significant boost in investment in a range of solutions that can solve Africas energy crisis as quickly as possible.

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What we are advocating is for African governments to harness every available option, in as costeffective and technologically efficient a manner as possible, so that everyone is included and no one is left behind said Kofi Annan, chair of the Africa Progress Panel.

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Traditional approaches to extending the grid are no longer viable as the main option for African countries, Mr. Annan said. They will take too long and will not meet the needs of our growing economies and societies. Instead, governments and their partners need to seize the opportunity to reimagine their energy futures.

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