Africa deserves affordable energy and LNG is the first step
Africa has the lowest electricity consumption per capita of any region, having barely improved in the past 30 years
About 17% of the world’s population belongs to the beautiful continent of Africa. And although Africa has the potential to be a global economic powerhouse, we currently only generate about 5.9% of the world’s energy supply.
Eighty percent of Sub-Saharan companies suffered recurrent electricity supply disruptions in 2018, which resulted in significant financial losses for corporate companies and, more importantly, for small businesses. Worse than that, there are currently 630-million African citizens without power. The UN’s sustainable development goal number 7 is eliminating energy hunger by 2030. Are we going to hit our target or will this remain a pipedream?..
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