Power Africa goes off-grid in Addis Ababa

At the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial in Ethiopia, the U.S. Department of Energy boosted its involvement in Power Africa with a $1 billion partnership framework for off-grid projects. Will it be enough to satisfy renewable energy advocates?

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.