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USAID Power Africa

Power Africa was launched in June 2013 as a market driven, public private initiative to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 600 million people lack access. Power Africa’s goal is to add more than 30,000 MegaWatts (MW) of electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections by 2030.

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