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Energy in Africa

Policy, Management and Sustainability

  • Sola Adesola
  • Feargal Brennan
  • Analyses and explores the African energy industry, from a management perspective

  • Provides both theoretical and empirical contributions which demonstrate how to effectively ensure sustainability in Africa

  • Focuses on developing regions within Africa and compares these to the global energy environment


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Policy and Cross-Cutting Issues

  3. Management and Cross-Cutting Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Ahmed Kitunzi Mutunzi, Shailendra Vyakarnam
      Pages 99-116
  4. Energy Transition: Clean Technology, Sustainability, and Affordability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Tosin Somorin, Ayodeji Sowale, Mobolaji Shemfe, Adefolakemi Serifat Ayodele, Athanasios Kolios
      Pages 149-197
    3. Augustine O. Ifelebuegu, Peter Ojo
      Pages 199-221
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 231-237

About this book


Bringing together conceptual, theoretical and evidence-based contributions from a diverse set of experts, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of energy in Africa, from a management perspective. Taking a closer look at the global energy environment and security in developing areas of the region, the authors discuss the significance of energy policy to the socio-economic growth of the continent. This important book tackles the challenge of ensuring sustainability in Africa and focuses on both fossil fuels and renewable energy. Essential reading for researchers interested in energy management, sustainability, and energy policy, this noteworthy collection of interdisciplinary contributions provides examples of effective energy management in Africa.


energy policy energy sustainability renewable energy fossil fuel environment policy management energy security energy policy energy management

Editors and affiliations

  • Sola Adesola
    • 1
  • Feargal Brennan
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford Brookes Business SchoolOxford Brookes UniversityOxfordUK
  2. 2.University of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

About the editors

Sola Adesola is a Senior Lecturer in International Organisations and Corporate and Business Law in the Oxford Brookes Business School at Oxford Brookes University, having previously held research positions in manufacturing management at Cranfield University, UK. Sola is Director of Studies in energy policy, entrepreneurship and university interaction. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and conferences including International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy.

Feargal Brennan is Director of the Offshore Engineering Institute at the University of Strathclyde, UK, having previously held senior positions at Cranfield University and University College London.  Feargal is a leading authority on the integrity of offshore oil and gas structures and the development of offshore renewables including wind, wave, and tidal stream. He has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

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