New Legislation and Roadmap Ensure Bright Future for Power Africa
9 February 2016Energy Alert
On June 30, 2013, the Obama Administration introduced “Power Africa”, an inter-agency initiative designed to increase access to electricity across Sub-Saharan Africa. While the program was generally welcomed by industry participants and development professionals, there was some concern at that time whether it would survive beyond the end of President Obama’s second term. Two very recent developments have eliminated any doubts that the initiatives embodied by Power Africa will continue well into the next decade.