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Five trends to watch in Africa’s energy and power sector

Africa’s power and energy sector is a critical driver of growth and development across the continent – so in order to ensure that the industry reaches its full potential and addresses the energy needs of citizens, it is necessary for businesses and producers to keep up to date with a rapidly changing landscape.

In this way, we have identified five key trends that will impact on the way that people live and work:

  1. Coal power plants and projects are becoming more difficult to finance as there is a greater move towards investment in low-carbon technologies and green energy

More countries and companies worldwide are focusing on going green and investing in low-carbon technologies – a move that became more pronounced following the commitments made at the COP 21 United Nations Climate Change Conference in late 2015.


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