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Accelerating Access to Electricity in Africa with Off-grid Solar: Off-grid Solar Country Briefing: Zambia


Overseas Development Institute


1 January 2016

This country briefing is one of 13 prepared as part of a background study for the Energy Africa campaign launched by the Department for International Development. The authors conclude although “the low population density and large distances create problems for solar energy suppliers and distributors, the recent energy crisis may help drive support for off-grid energy access through household systems. Greater education of decisionmakers, as well as the public, on the potential for off-grid solar to help address the energy crisis may help to accelerate market growth.”