Africa’s power capacity has historically suffered from insufficient consideration, evinced by sub-Saharan Africa’s 49 countries and population of 826 million having only four-fifths of the UK’s total power generating capacity.
Power projects have seen a drastic increase since the turn of the century; however, the scale of the power deficit will require a monumental top-down and bottom-up effort as well as innovation, due to the continent’s specific characteristics and the current sustainability zeitgeist.
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