Powering Progress | The Potential Of Renewable Energy In Somalia

Affordable access to electricity is a critical issue for economic growth and stability in Somalia. This report describes the evolving landscape of energy in the country and outlines the burden of limited electricity services and extremely high tariffs on households, businesses, and the environment. The current situation impedes the creation of new businesses and undermines investments in the country.

Can Renewable Energy Help Somalia Out Of Energy Deficit?

This research explores the viability of and prospects for renewable energy to alleviate the multifaceted energy-related problems hindering the Somalia. The paper concludes with four areas where change is necessary in order to foster more momentum in the renewable energy sector.

Publication Date

February 2015

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Publication Category

Electricity in Conflict-Affected States
Energy Poverty
Post Conflict Development
Renewable Energy
Somali Business Investment