Two out of three people in sub‑Saharan Africa lack access to electricity.
To enable electricity access by adding
Power Africa brings together technical and legal experts, the private sector, and governments from around the world to work in partnership to increase the number of people with access to power.
The Power Africa Tracking Tool (PATT) tracks power projects as they progress through the development pipeline. Download the PATT for your Apple device from the iTunes Store.
While the numbers shown reflect deals that Power Africa's deal tracking application has made publicly available, Power Africa internally is tracking approximately 700 transactions that have the potential to add over 70,000 MW.
Many of these additional transactions are either at a different stage of the screening process or in some cases, Power Africa's partners have requested that information regarding these projects remain business confidential at this time.
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POWER AFRICA VIDEO
Two out of three people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. In 2013, Power Africa was launched to bring together technical and legal experts, the private sector, and governments from around the world to work in partnership to increase the number of people with access to power.View
Power Africa Roadmap
The Power Africa Roadmap outlines how the U.S. government leverages commitments from public and private sector partners to add 30,000 MW by maximizing value from existing transactions, advancing new opportunities for deal flow, and increasing the efficiency of existing generation. It also highlights how Power Africa will add 60 million connections by scaling up grid roll-out programs and intensifying its Beyond the Grid efforts.View the Report
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