Power Africa Quarterly Newsletter march 2016

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The Coordinator's Corner: Notes from the Field

During a very productive month of March, Power Africa expanded our growing team through a new partnership agreement with the Government of Canada, pledged to bolster Kenya’s geothermal goals, and released a new resource on power project financing. > Read More


Solving the Energy Crisis by Mobilizing Women Entrepreneurs

Increase capacity by 30,000mwFor the majority of women in Kenya, access to clean and renewable energy is rare. Working over kerosene stoves and smoky fires to prepare meals for the family means exposure to indoor air pollution. Joyce Gema, a 2014 Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge winner, is working hard to change that. > Read More

Boosting Renewable Energy in Malawi

Participants at a Power Africa conferenceIn Malawi, only nine percent of the population has access to electricity. Boosting the power supply and increasing access can be achieved most quickly through renewable sources and deals with independent producers. With support from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Power Africa is on a mission to make this happen. > Read more

Helping Energy Utilities Translate the True Cost of Power

Participants at a Power Africa conferenceEnergy utilities and regulators across Africa often face challenges when it comes to accounting for the true costs of power production and setting accurate prices for consumption. This is especially true when electricity is transmitted across national borders. Power Africa and partners are helping to solve these challenges with innovative trainings and the creation of a “common vocabulary” for cross-border trade. > Read more

Power Africa in the News

In Read the latest global media coverage of Power Africa and partners. > Read more


African Energy News

Get access to the latest news about the African energy sector. > Read More


Annual Report

Power Africa‘s Annual Report highlights the progress made in the second year, lessons learned, and the roadmap to a brighter African future. > Download the Report

Power Africa Toolbox

Power Africa's Toolbox, now online, provides the resources needed to unlock the power and opportunity of sub-Saharan Africa. > View the Full Toolbox

Power Africa Photo Gallery

Power Africa's growing photo gallery, with entries from our recent photo contest, features the work of our partners across sub-Saharan Africa. Explore the Gallery

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