Senegal scaling solar

Scaling Solar backers counter criticisms of WBG’s flagship programme

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Issue 487 - 02 Jul 2023 - By Marc Howard | 7 minute read

Sceptics argue that the World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar programme can distort markets, whereas its backers say it opens the door to increased and sustainable renewable energy investments by independent power producers.

Marc Howard and African Energy staff have canvassed a variety of opinions on a major electricity supply industry initiative.

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