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Africa Progress Panel: Africa's Energy Transformation

AFRICA'S ENERGY EMERGING SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION Transforming and Dynamic Today we're seeing the emergence of a more resilient and diverse system, with many modes, options and scalability. CURRENT SYSTEM Decline in the price of renewables Linear and Static IT enabled HYDRO Small number of big producers Decline in energy storage prices transparency Increase in awareness ON-GRID of climate change One-way passive agreements with consumers SMART GRID Near universal internet access and a shift from the Internet of People to the Internet of Things Smart homes with smart, energy-efficient appliances ON-GRID FOSSIL FUELS National grid delivering electricity from suppliers to COAL/OIL/GAS Crossing national borders consumers TRIGGERS SUPER GRID WIND for Transformation SOLAR HYBRID GRID More efficient billing and management often driven by mobile technology Innovation in tech nology, business models and GEOTHERMAL payment structures Inefficient supply system Ever-increasing demand for electricity due to a rising middle class, increasing population and urbanization Intermittent power supply OFF-GRID The utility is the only supplier The rise of Africa's energypreneur Corrupt and heavily subsidized utilities 無 無 , Energy losses and theft SOLAR HOUSEHOLD SYSTEMS 620 MILLION The rise of the 'prosumer' consumers are now also producers who generate and store energy MINI GRID Super battery storage for backup supply unconnected Africans

Africa Progress Panel: Africa's Energy Transformation

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LIGHTS, POWER, ACTION: Electrifying Africa is an in-depth follow-up to the Africa Progress Report 2015 “Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities”



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