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RESOURCES FOR POWER AFRICA PARTNERS


Sometimes one of the greatest barriers to doing business in sub-Saharan Africa is simply not knowing where to find information. See below for a diverse range of resources, gathered from U.S. and international agencies, investors, business associations, think tanks, our own Power Africa resources, and other sources.

Please note that we offer this list as a guide to assist our Partners, and have not verified the accuracy of the content provided by external sources. Inclusion of any resource does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the U.S. Government. These resources are not advice relating to legal, taxation, investment, or accounting matters. Please consult your own professional advisors in those areas. The U.S. Government expressly disclaims any legal liability.

POWER AFRICA RESOURCES


Power Africa Toolbox

POWER AFRICA TOOLBOX

The Power Africa Toolbox mobilizes 200+ tools to unlock obstacles facing private sector power deals in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Designed to unlock power project development in sub-Saharan Africa, the online Power Africa Toolbox is a one-stop shop for information and funding opportunities for private sector developers, governments, investors, utilities, and others seeking to increase access to electricity on the continent.

FIND TOOLS


POWER AFRICA ENABLING ENVIRONMENT TRACKER

This interactive tracker presents key data from across sub-Saharan Africa measuring elements critical for increasing private sector investment and doubling electricity access in the region.

EXPLORE TRACKER


POWER AFRICA OFF-GRID ENERGY RESOURCES

Power Africa's Beyond the Grid (BTG) program has developed resources to provide valuable market intelligence for off-grid energy stakeholders, including:


POWER AFRICA "UNDERSTANDING" SERIES

Click on a cover to view each book, or find them all in our resource library.

Understanding Natural and LNG Options Cover

Understanding Power Projects Financing Cover

Understanding Power Projects Procurement Cover

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements Cover

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements Edition 2 Cover

 

PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNER WEBINARSwebinar icon

Self-Generation and Battery Storage in Southern Africa

This webinar featured a technical presentation by David Jankofsky, lead regulatory expert in the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program. David discussed what is happening in Southern Africa with small-scale electricity generation (licensing, interconnection, pricing, and subsidies), and with battery storage regulation.

If you missed this episode, listen to it here

Additional questions and answers not covered in the webinar are available here.

U.S. GOVERNMENT RESOURCES


EXTERNAL RESOURCES


PRIVATE SECTOR ASSOCIATIONS


  • Corporate Council on Africa
    Get to know CCA’s member firms, representing a broad cross section of companies from small and medium-sized businesses to multinationals, as well as U.S. and African firms investing  in Africa's most promising sectors including agribusiness, energy, finance, health, ICT, infrastructure, security, tourism and trade facilitation.
  • Directory of AmChams in Africa
    An American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) abroad is a voluntary association of U.S. enterprises and individuals doing business in a given country as well as firms and business executives of that country who operate in the United States. Search by African country to find out more about the local AmCham offering.
  • GOGLA
    Check out 180+ members and activities of the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association, a global association for the off-grid solar energy industry.
  • Lusophone Association for Renewable Energy (ALER)
    Learn about renewable energy activities across the Lusophone world through ALER, which aims to promote renewable energies in portuguese-speaking countries.
  • Mozambique Association for Renewable Energy (AMER)
    Get hooked into the local scene in Mozambique through AMER, which is a non-profit association whose mission is to promote renewable energy in Mozambique. AMER is associated with ALER.
  • National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
    Learn more about how NRECA’s group of 900 electric cooperatives work in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • US Energy Association
    Learn more about the USEA, which serves as a resource and voice for the energy industry in the U.S. and abroad, helping expand energy access in developing countries with the U.S. Federal Government.

Last updated: March 31, 2021

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