Africa Renewables: Sweden Expands Support For Off-Grid Energy

Africa Renewables: Sweden Expands Support For Off-Grid Energy

SIDA, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, is halfway through a 5-year commitment to bringing off-grid solar power to Zambia, one of the many countries that make up sub-Saharan Africa, where 70% of the people have no access to a functioning electrical grid. Those that do are often bedeviled with frequent interruptions of service and high utility bills. In the absence of reliable access to electricity, many rely on diesel generators for power but the…

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Africa Energy: Mozambique and Sweden celebrate 40 years of cooperation in the energy sector

Africa Energy: Mozambique and Sweden celebrate 40 years of cooperation in the energy sector

Sweden celebrates this year’s 40th anniversary of cooperation with Mozambique in the Energy Sector, a partnership that began in 1978 aimed at restructuring and rebuilding of electricity infrastructures with a focus on sustainable energy sources, rural electrification and support to capacity building.

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