The African continent has abundant renewable energy sources and has some of the fastest growing economies. Wind energy has the potential to play an important role in powering Africa’s growth. This includes to create jobs and to build up an industrial sector in Africa. Markets such as South Africa, Ethiopia and Kenya are increasing the share of wind energy. More markets on the African continent are making good progress towards more wind energy in their power mix, as wind energy offers a sustainable and cost-competitive solutions to support the economic growth.
GWEC’s Africa Task Force seeks to build regional cooperation with special focus on the Sub-Saharan African markets. This includes cooperation among governments and market participants. The Africa Task Force will communicate about growth potential and growth outlook towards media stakeholders.