Solar systems in Africa can now provide electricity for many households for as little as $56 a year.
If I had my own house, I’d retrofit the whole thing with solar.
When American households watch the Super Bowl, they consume 10 times the electricity used in a year by the more than 1 million people living in Juba.
In 2014, early- stage investments in off-grid solar companies operating in developing countries stood at a record $63.9 million
It's the latest deal for green energy in Africa, that attracted more than $8 billion in renewables investment in 2014, a record for the continent
'More than 60% of Africa - more than two Americas or half of China - is with without any access to any form of energy'.
Africa is a mess - that's necessary because it tell us that when progress is made, it is against overwhelming odds and therefore not a fluke.
Standard Bank acted as the sole lead arranger for South Africa's first - and only the world's third - renewable energy bond.