Earlier this week it was announced that South Africa would finalise another round of agreements with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) which could unlock nearly R60bn in investments and create nearly 60 000 jobs.
There is no question that there is enormous potential for building businesses who supply energy on the African continent.
Amar Inamdar is an investor, advisor and entrepreneur from East Africa and in this TEDx talk, he discusses the investment opportunity that the sector provides.
Inamdar introduces us to proud owners of off-grid solar kits — and explains how this technology has the opportunity to meet two extraordinary goals: energy access for all and a low-carbon future. “Every household a proud producer as well as consumer of energy,” Inamdar says. “That’s the democracy of energy.”