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Africa Climate Summit highlights a great policy divide

Climate change – closely linked to the intractable issues of poverty and inequality – is an issue preoccupying policy-makers around the world, but its impacts are particularly acute across swathes of Africa. But while calls for swifter action to unlock larger amounts of financing were paramount at the inaugural Africa Climate Summit (ACS), held in Nairobi on 4-6 September, it was also apparent that views differ widely on how to address the challenge.

Issue 490 - 11 September 2023

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New data illustrates the performance and prospects for renewable energy in Africa

The latest figures from African Energy's Live Data platform show the direction of the continent's on-grid power generation industry over the next five years

North Africa power trends: Renewable energy potential only partially met in gas-addicted region

African Energy has analysed the latest on-grid power generation data for North Africa.

New report suggests SDG7 could be achieved by 2034

African Energy staff led research for the Africa-EU Energy Partnership’s second annual European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa report.

Research underlines challenges faced by carbon and renewable credits markets

Almost 50% of respondents to an African Energy survey said the certification of carbon or renewable credits is too costly or time-intensive.

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African Energy briefing report – AEF2023


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African Energy Atlas 2020/2021


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