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Off-grid power takes off in Africa

The social and economic benefits of off-grid electricity are being felt across the continent, as Ian Lewis explains

Africa’s leaders are learning to love off-grid renewable energy.

Large hydro is back in fashion

The ecological benefits of hydropower and its capacity to generate a lot of electricity are contributing to a new boom in hydro schemes in Africa.

Ethiopian droughts prompt hydro rethink

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will add 6,500 MW to generating capacity, but Ethiopia still needs to produce more power from wind and solar.