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#Renewables have potential to comprise 22% of Africa's power by 2030, says @pvmagazine.

Renewables could meet 22% of Africa’s energy needs by 2030, PV capacity to reach 55 GW 05. October 2015 | Applications & Installations , Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Market & Trends | By: Becky Beetz Up from just 5% in 2013, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says renewable energies could meet 22% of Africa’s energy needs by 2030. With favorable irradiation across the continent, cumulative solar PV capacity has the potential to reach 55 GW. South Africa is blazing the continent's solar trailSolarReserve According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) around 600 million people are still without access to electricity in Africa. However, the continent’s economy is growing and, with it, energy demands are increasing. In a new report, Africa 2030: Roadmap for a renewable energy future , IRENA calculates that 50% more energy will be needed in 2030...

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