Brighter Africa - The Growth Potential of the Sub-Saharan Electricity Sector

Report - 2015

The power sector in sub-Saharan Africa offers a unique combination of transformative potential and attractive investment opportunity. The inadequacy of electricity supply is a fact of life in nearly every sub-Saharan country. Furthermore, in most...

From Bottom Up-How Small Power Producers and MiniGrids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa

Guide - 2014

This guide was written for the Africa Electrification Initiative (AEI). The objective of the AEI program is to create and sustain a living body of practical knowledge and to establish an active network of Sub-Saharan African practitioners who work...

Legal Frameworks for Renewable Energy - Policy Analysis for 15 Developing and Emerging Countries

Report - 2012

Due to the growing importance of renewable energy on global scale, a need for effective support policies arises in many countries. Experts often take so-called “good practice examples”, which promise high effectiveness and efficiency, as the basis...

The Potential of Small-Scale Biogas Digesters to Alleviate Poverty and Improve Long Term Sustainability of Ecosystem Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Technical Report - 2011

The New and Emerging Technologies Research Competition (NET-RC) seeks to identify the key challenges and barriers that may be reducing the impact of technologies on the lives of poor people and help to identify some of the key technologies that...

RENEWABLES 2011 - Global Status Report

Report - 2011

African Infrastructure Intelligence Report

Report - 2011

The ICA has partnered with leading financial information group PEI to produce the African Infrastructure Intelligence Report. The report provides an objective and substantive overview of Africa's infrastructure needs, giving those engaged in...


Report - 2006

The developmental objective of the Coastal Transmission Backbone Project of the WAPPAPL (WAPP APL 1) is to increase access of national power systems of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo,Benin and Nigeria (collectively, the WAPP “Zone A” coastal...