REA Off-Grid Solar (OGS) Publicity and Information Dissemination Strategy in Zambia
Zambia Launches the Off-Grid Solar Publicity and Information Dissemination Strategy
Zambia enjoys an average of seven hours of sunlight per day presenting a huge opportunity to deploy solar for electrification...
Addressing Importation Bottlenecks to Improve Access to Solar in Ethiopia
H.E Dr Frehiwot Woldehanna announced that solar components, most agriculture productive use appliances, and selected solar-powered healthcare equipment will get...
Kenya the Trailblazer: Responsible Taxation and Universal Access to Energy
The journey of Kenya’s success with off-grid solar can be traced to 2004 when the East Africa Community identified energy...
Energy for agricultural processing to create 190,000 jobs in Ethiopia
Solar irrigation in horticultural production can unlock $1.2billion in annual value by 2025. This value is realized from the 300%...
For local manufacturing to create jobs in Africa, governments need to look beyond standard incentives
In March 2020, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa brought with it a difficult time for businesses and...
June 2021 Bulletin: Foreword
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The Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility (ACE TAF) is delighted to feature in this quarter’s bulletin the SAS Catalogue...
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Should all products regardless of their quality benefit from the tax exemptions? Over the years we have seen governments across...
Standards adoption: A critical first step
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The challenge of poor-quality products continues to threaten growth as more consumers embrace off-grid solutions. A 2017 Lighting Global study...
Effective coordination: the role of task forces
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The role of task forces as a mechanism for coordination in the off-grid sector cannot be understated. Often government officials...
Imposition of VAT on solar products defeats the intended purpose
The Finance Act, 2014 amended Item 45 of the Part I of the First Schedule to the VAT Act, 2013...
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