U.S. Government Releases Power Africa Roadmap As Congress Approves Electrify Africa Act Supporting Initiative
Devex: A new roadmap for Power Africa
“An ambitious new roadmap released last week lays out how Power Africa, the United States government initiative to increase power generation capacity and access to electricity in Africa, will achieve its targets by 2030. The report outlines areas of new emphasis for the initiative, including a greater focus on energy access and on renewables…” (Saldinger, 2/2).
VOA News: Congress Passes ‘Electrify Africa Act’ to Help Millions Get Access to Power
“The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Electrify Africa Act, after nearly two years of trying to get the measure through both chambers of Congress. It now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. The bill will provide a framework for a major public-private partnership between the United States and sub-Saharan African countries to help millions of people gain access to reliable electricity…” (Saine, 2/1).