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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 across the country. Only 28% of the population is currently...
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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 duty exemptions effective 11 September 2021.
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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 as a key enabler for development and provided tax exemptions...
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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% increase in production and the resulting 130,000 jobs created.  In...
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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 consumers relying on imported goods. The lockdowns intensified the need...
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June 2021 Bulletin: Foreword
The Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility (ACE TAF) is delighted to feature in this quarter’s bulletin the SAS Catalogue of all knowledge products developed.   Over the last two years...
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