Electrification: So how many people are we actually talking about?

In assessing the un-electrified¬†market, it is important to not only know the percentages but to also know how many people, in absolute terms, don't have access to electricity. The figures in terms of percentages can be found here. Of the 635 million in Africa, 634 million of the people without electricity are in Sub Saharan … Continue reading Electrification: So how many people are we actually talking about?

Electrification in Africa: Status 2016

NASA Image/Earth Lights There are approximately 1.2 billion people without access to electricity in the world; out of those, 53% live in Africa(World Energy Outlook, 2015, IEA). Looking at the numbers closely, countries in North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia) have done a great job of ensuring access to electricity for all ¬†with … Continue reading Electrification in Africa: Status 2016