Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy

Madeleine Cuff
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Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy

Dubai-based developer Access Power talks to BusinessGreen about its plans to transform energy generation in Africa

Africa is at the "epicentre" of the global challenge to overcome energy poverty, according to the International Energy Agency. Data from 2012 shows the average energy use per person in Africa is around...

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