Did you know that all the 48 countries of Sub-saharan Africa (with a combined population of more than 750 million) generate roughly the same amount of power as Spain (a single country of less than 50 million people)? Our continent has arguably the worst electric power infrastructure in the world with the lowest scores in power generation, consumption and security of supply!
With an average of 325 days of bright sunlight every year, solar power remains one of Africa’s most abundant but scarcely used resources. It presents a lucrative business opportunity and makes for an amazing business idea for the continent. Entrepreneurs like Tanzania’s Patrick Ngowi are already making millions from this huge gap between electricity demand and supply.
If you're unaware of the solar power revolution that's going on in Africa, this short video will open your eyes to the enormous potentials of solar power both as a lucrative business opportunity and the surest way to bring electricity to millions of Africans!
Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania and Rwanda are some of the markets with the highest potentials for solar power in Africa
Solar energy is Africa’s next big thing! How entrepreneurs can exploit this lucrative but untapped opportunity:
Patrick Ngowi – The young entrepreneur who built a multi-million dollar business from solar energy:
World Bank's Fact Sheet: Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa : http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTER...
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