Power Africa Video

Power Africa Video

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0:01 With every light that turns on, a path is illuminated. 0:06" When you put some installations, like in the darkness, everybody there in the family 0:11 gets excited." 0:14 Access to electricity is opportunity. 0:17I t’s the flip of a switch that allows a business to thrive. 0:22 Relief for a worried mother. 0:25 The spark that fuels the next big idea. 0:28 And it’s the connection that’s needed to plug Africa into the global economy. 0:34 Power Africa, a U.S. 0:36 Government-led partnership, is creating that connection, 0:40 doubling access to electricity in sub Saharan Africa, 0:44 using the rich resources of the African sun, wind, streams, lakes and natural gas, 0:52i nvesting in technologies that expand the grid and reach beyond power lines. 0:58 Thanks to Power Africa, the rushing waters of a river will light a town. 1:03 Students can count on solar fields to light their path. 1:07 And the bubbling gas under an African Great Lake fuels the only floating methane extraction 1:14 plant in the world. 1:17 Power Africa brings together the greatest innovators, top companies, and countries to 1:23 spur Africa’s energy revolution. 1:26 With these partnerships, we’ve mobilized billions of dollars in investment, and broken 1:32 down barriers to speed up power projects. 1:35 Our work is shining a light on an untapped market, and investors are taking notice. 1:42 Power Africa will generate 30,000 more megawatts of electricity and electrify another 60 million 1:49 homes and businesses. 1:50 It’s ambitious, but achievable. 1:54 "There's nothing more exciting than being present when our customers turn on their lights 1:59 or their TVs." 2:00 And by teaching the next generation, Africa will lead its energy future. 2:06 "If more kids become engineers, with the necessary tools, they can transform Africa." 2:12 The future is bright. 2:15 Join us.

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