AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP ENERGY STRATEGY. 17th UPDEA CONGRESS Hammamet - 29th May 2012 AMADOU Zakou Manager, Energy Division 1. 1. The Strategy 2. Project Highlights 3. Delivering the strategy. 1. THE STRATEGY. Our Energy Vision: More and Cleaner Power in Africa !.
More and Cleaner
Power in Africa !
Access to energy is closely
correlated with observed reduction in the
levels of poverty indicators
The African Development Bank programs in the energy sector are targeted to scaling up access to energy services while assisting Africa adopt a sustainable path to a low-carbon economy.
Sub-Saharan Africa has a disproportionally
high percentage of households without
Africa has significant energy resources,
yet energy production remains low
Africa currently contributes only 4% of the
GHG, yet if industrial and economic development continues along a
“business as usual” course,
Africa’s emissions will increase significantly
Catering to country specific needs and opportunities
Enabling Regional Energy Trade
OMVG energy project
CLSG energy project
Ourzazate CSP Phase 1 – 160 MW