Energy

Tracking Africa's Progress in Figures

Report - 2014

This report was prepared by the Statistics Department in the Chief Economist Vice Presidency of the African Development Bank.


South Africa’s Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Program: Success Factors and Lessons

Report - 2014

South Africa occupies a central position in the global debate regarding the most effective policy instruments to accelerate and sustain private investment in renewable energy. In 2009, the government began exploring feed-in tariffs (FITs) for...


Tackling the Energy Crisis in Africa

Report - 2014

Almost a quarter of recent EIB operations in sub-Saharan Africa, and over a third of recent operations in North Africa, support the energy sector.


Econometric Analysis of Development Aid in the Energy Sector

Paper - 2014

This research presents results of an econometric model looking at development aid effectiveness. This paper presents a panel analysis of the relationship between the installed capacity of electricity generation, the development finance committed to...


Nuclear and Renewable Energy Interactions and Possible Synergies

Paper - 2014

This paper explores various hybrid technical possibilities where nuclear and RE generation could be utilized in the same system.


Decision-making for High Renewable Energy Futures

Paper - 2014

This short piece is derived from the tremendous work of NREL’s Renewable Energy Futures work (A four-volume set exploring high RE penetration in the U.S.). It considers some of the policy and regulatory impacts of the results of that study.


Democratization, Energy Poverty, and the Pursuit of Symmetry

Paper - 2014

This essay was a joy to write with my friend Griff Thompson. It was published in the journal “Global Policy”. It focuses on the governance aspects of foreign policy as they relate to energy poverty.


Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) Strategy 2020

Report - 2013

Launched in 2010, the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) aims to overcome the existing constraints and barriers in developing renewable energy,...


The International Energy Agency Wind Power Technology Roadmap 2013 Edition

Report - 2013

The International Energy Agency Wind Power Technology Roadmap 2013 Edition recognizes the very significant progress made since the first edition was published in 2009. The technology continues to improve rapidly, and costs of generation...


Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa 2012

Report - 2013

Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa 2012


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