26 Sep '16, 8am

Africa

Africa

IRENA pinpoints a lack of "the right enabling policies" as the main barrier to Africa exploiting its massive solar resource. Source: Africa Solar Designs Experiencing some of the highest irradiation hours on the globe, Africa has potential to reach more than 70GW of solar PV capacity by 2030, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has said. The case for solar PV in Africa is becoming harder to ignore, as the technology has experienced recent substantial cost reductions, and the continent has some of the world’s highest irradiation hours; at up to 117% higher than in Germany, the country with the highest installed power capacity. As these factors become exploited, Africa is turning to solar to forge its sustainable energy future to provide utility-scale electricity to the approximate 600 million residents who still lack access to power, said the r...

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