While #hydrocarbon resources are #Africa’s unique lever for its #industrialization –it also has to recognise that solving it’s #energyaccess challenge will require efforts that go beyond only using its hydrocarbon resources (in large-centralised plants).
#Renewables can penetrate remote areas which are outside grid coverage, expanding energy access and bolstering energy security.
As such renewables are not at odds with Africa’s hydrocarbon endowments, rather they complement. The #justtransition will be actualised not in exclusion of key energy sources, rather in inclusion of.
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