Green Solar Africa: Converting Africa’s solar energy potential into realized economic opportunities

Last Modified: Thu May 05 2016 21:49:02 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 76%
    Approximately, the percentage of sub-Saharan population that does not have access to electricity.
  • 190
    On an average the number of days that power outages occur even for the 24% of the population that does have electricity.year
  • $0.12
    per kilowatt hour - average tariff, yet the average income is only $470 per year.
  • $0.08
    average tariff per kilowatt hour that Green Solar Africa would like to bring the price down to through innovative off-grid solutions. This aim is to bring down the tariffs by as much as 66%.
  • 100,000
    light fixtures that Green Solar Africa aims to replace with LEDs by 2020. In doing so, it will bring electricity to over 30,000 people in rural and urban sub-Saharan Africa.