Power Africa Videos
Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is bolstering electricity transmission and distribution networks across sub-Saharan Africa. Improved access to electricity strengthen's our partner countries' self-reliance and capacity to manage COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the stark reality that many health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa do not have reliable electricity. According to the World Health Organization only 28 percent of health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa have access to affordable, reliable power.
Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is increasing access to electricity for health centers and communities across Uganda. Improved access to electricity strengthen's Uganda's self-reliance, and capacity to manage COVID-19.
Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is increasing access to electricity for health centers and communities across sub-Saharan Africa. Improved access to electricity strengthen's our partner countries' self-reliance and capacity to manage COVID-19.
Power Africa Coordinator Andrew M. Herscowitz traveled to Ohio and Michigan with a U.S. Government Interagency team from July 9 to 12, 2018 to visit a number of U.S. companies and facilities, many of which are current Power Africa partners.
The Detroit Stoker Company is a leading supplier of combustion systems and equipment which have been used worldwide. Detroit Combustion Systems have been used for the production of steam used for heat, industrial processing and electric power generation.
Awarded the “Presidential Award for Export Success” under the Commerce Department, Technibus, Inc. is a global leader in the supply of metal enclosed bus systems.
Rickly Hydrological is a small business based in Columbus, Ohio that manufactures small turbines. The Rickly family has been making market-leading hydrological instrumentation for nearly 100 years.
First Solar, a Power Africa partner, is the United State’s largest manufacturer of thin-film solar PV modules. First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems using advanced module and system technology.
Weldy-Lamont, an engineering firm in Illinois, sources parts from U.S. factories to help Ghana electrify rural villages. Here's the story of one engineer helping to create economic prosperity in both countries — in partnership with the U.S. Government’s Power Africa initiative. Through the U.S.
The Power Africa 2018 Annual Report also looks to the future, and explains how Power Africa will continue to add generation capacity and connections, but will further look to enhance transmission and distribution resources, improving government capacities to manage their power sectors, and leveli
This Power Africa video sheds light on the innovative ways people have used solar lanterns to improve their lives.
Through the Power of Partnership, Power Africa is turning lights on across sub-Saharan Africa. With more than 170 public and private sector institutions on board, Power Africa is a truly global partnership focused on a shared goal: increasing access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Learn more about the interventions Power Africa is implementing in Malawi and hear about the impact our work has made through the voices of SHS companies and one of their customers.
This short film captures the journey of electrifying a clinic beyond the grid, and highlights why bringing sustainable, clean power to health facilities across sub-Saharan Africa is urgently needed.