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The report provides insight into the extent to which industrial policies in sub-Saharan Africa prioritise the energy needs of industries, and highlights unreliability of supply and high tariffs.
Despite a wide interest from the European private sector to invest in renewable energy, the volume of financial flows to Sub Saharan Africa remains negligible. Why is that?
Along West Africa’s coastline, rising sea levels threaten major cities like Lagos, Accra and Abidjan. Given the climate crisis urgency, countries such as Ghana are turning to solar power to accelerate the energy transition.
The University of Development Studies (UDS) Nyankpala Campus in Ghana has been training Ghanaians in the installation and management of solar photovoltaic irrigation systems. The institute recently signed a funding agreement with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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