African Development Bank's Light Up and Power Africa program

Last Modified: Sat Oct 14 2017 17:58:50 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 645 million
    Number of Africans that don't have access to energy.
  • 40%
    Electricity access rates for most African countries, the lowest in the world.
  • 2025
    Year by which African Development Bank (AfBD) would like for the continent to achieve universal access to electricity. To achieve this year, here is what is needed:
  • 160 GW
    New capacity
  • 130 million
    New on-grid connections
  • 75 million
    New off-grid connections
  • 150 million
    Households with access to clean cooking solutions