The benefits and challenges of localising renewable energy in Africa

By Deloitte:

The Million Jobs Question – Localisation for Renewables in Africa

Africa’s need for energy infrastructure growth is currently driven by the local and regional challenge of sustainably improving the existing infrastructure in order to meet the region’s rapid economic growth as well as increasing and improving access to energy while simultaneously meeting the global challenge of reducing carbon emissions. This has resulted in the development of a renewables generation component as well as a focus on growing an industry that creates as many relevant jobs as possible.

Although localisation has been part of the development discussion for many years, a clear definition of localisation has often been lacking… Read more

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