How to resolve the lack of energy access in Africa has been a recurring debate among power sector stakeholders for many years. About 600-million Africans still live without access to power, excluding much of the population from essential services such as heating, cooking and health-care and ultimately impeding the socioeconomic development of the entire continent.

As we all plan for the post-Covid recovery I am convinced the energy industry has a major role to play in supporting stronger economic growth and recovery in Africa by remodelling dysfunctional distribution networks into a viable business model attractive to private investors...

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