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Renewable energy investment accelerates as Madagascar seeks sustainable development

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Issue 486 - 11 Jun 2023 - By Marc Howard | 11 minute read

Madagascar’s pivot to renewable energy is gathering steam, with hydropower capacity set to triple and on-grid solar to double by the end of the decade. The displacement of expensive and polluting thermal capacity should help to rebalance the economy and expand electricity access rates which are among the world’s lowest, writes Marc Howard.

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