PwC Electricity-beyond-grid

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Solar power- Off Grid

We’ve spoken to sixteen movers and shapers involved in off-grid electrification projects in Africa and Asia to gain their perspective on the factors influencing the development of this solution to energy access. Interview participants included developers, technology providers, policy experts and government officials. The interviews covered organisations based in nine countries and with projects spanning a wider number of countries. … Read More

PwC 14th global power utilities survey

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Power Iines

We are witnessing considerable disruption in the power sector arising from a combination of policy, technological and customer change. It’s creating a transformation in how we think about, produce and use electricity. In some parts of the world, disruption is already taking a strong hold. In other parts of the world, it is just beginning. It comes on top of … Read More

Off-grid electricity could help plug Africa’s rural power crunch

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Candle power

Original article published on | 23 May 2016 A combination of renewable energy sources off the national grids could be a solution to supplying electricity to rural areas across Africa, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) showed on Monday. An estimated 643 million people are living without electricity on the continent, with 80% of those living in rural areas, and … Read More