27 Jun '16, 4pm

Solution to Africa’s struggling energy sector lies ‘beyond-the-grid’ https://t.co/WZL6UyBKtN

Solution to Africa’s struggling energy sector lies ‘beyond-the-grid’ https://t.co/WZL6UyBKtN

'Beyond-the-grid' solutions are to be core drivers of Africa's energy sector, according to a panel at the Africa Energy Forum. Source: Nova Lumos. Off-grid solar should be “at the heart of Africa’s energy future”, British MP Nick Hurd said at an industry event on Friday. The theme for the continent’s up-and-coming energy industry is for financiers to create and adopt solutions that integrate all types of energy resolutions, such as mini-grids and residential solar systems , according to a panel at the Africa Energy Forum, which Hurd was participating in. Considering access to energy should be thought of as a basic human right, securing energy access to the 620 million people across Africa who do not currently have it is an urgent issue. In order to achieve this, experts at the panel urged industry shareholders to look beyond the grid for future power solutions. A growing p...

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