01 Feb '18, 7am

The five biggest wind energy markets in Africa - Renewable Energy Focus

The renewable energy market is steadily growing in an African continent that can pride itself to possess in abundance a good mix of resources – sun, water, biomass and wind. Although far less uniformly distributed than the well documented solar resources, Africa with a large coastline still has one of the best potential for wind power production. Over the last decade, there has been a gradual decrease of the cost of wind power generation that is becoming very competitive compared to fossil fuels ones. Some countries, positioned in optimal locations, have sought to grab the opportunity to move from existing conventional power generation towards an increasing share of renewable energy. In doing so, they have developed local markets that are experiencing high growth rates and attracting a plethora of global companies from the sector. To give a better appreciation of the wind ...

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