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Accelerating Access to Electricity in Africa with Off-grid Solar

Sources:

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA)

Practical Action

SolarAid

Authors:

Andrew Scott

Johanna Diecker

Kat Harrison

Charlie Miller

James Ryan Hogarth

Susie Wheeldon

Date:

1 January 2016

This collection of reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems and it reviews the market in the region and the policies to expand the market for solar household solutions in Africa. Solar energy studies conducted in 13 sub-Saharan African countries identify the key policy measures to enabling accelerated access to electricity through solar household solutions.