March 6

How African Companies Are Solving the Continent’s Solar Finance Problem

By Tim McDonnell

A new generation of African solar power entrepreneurs is finding ways to work around the market barriers — including high capital costs, gun-shy banks, and faltering utilities — that have prevented the sun-drenched continent from embracing its most obvious solution to energy poverty.

Photo courtesy of David Monje.

Source: Semafor (link opens in a new window)

Energy, Finance, Technology
development finance, energy access, off-grid energy, renewable energy, solar