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Energy and Africa

  • Bruno G. PolletEmail author
  • Iain Staffell
  • Kerry-Ann Adamson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the current energy landscape in Africa as well as the challenges the continent is currently facing. It also highlights the energy demand and resources, the renewable energy policy, investment and corruption.

Keywords

Energy Africa Renewables Investment Corruption 

References

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    The World Bank (2015) Statistics. http://data.worldbank.org/
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    Szabó S et al (2011) Energy solutions in rural Africa: mapping electrification costs of distributed solar and diesel generation versus grid extension. 2011 Environ Res Lett 6:034002Google Scholar
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    The International Energy Agency. Statistics. http://www.iea.org/statistics/
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    Transparency International, Corruption Perceptions Index (2014) Results. http://www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results
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    Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (2014) Annual report. http://www.icafrica.org/en/topics-programmes/energy/energy-investment-picture-data/

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno G. Pollet
    • 1
    Email author
  • Iain Staffell
    • 2
  • Kerry-Ann Adamson
    • 3
  1. 1.Eau2EnergyNottinghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Imperial College Business SchoolLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.4th Energy Wave LtdEdinburghUnited Kingdom

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