Africa solar capacity growing thanks to minigrids and C&I

The untapped solar energy potential in Africa represents an opportunity to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable energy to its people.


The assessments “exclude areas due to physical/technical constraints, such as rugged terrain, presence of urbanised/industrial areas, forests, and areas that are too distant from the centers of human activity”, and do not consider “soft constraints, i.e., areas that might be unsuitable due to regulations imposed by national or regional authorities (such as conservation of cropland or nature conservation).”