Africa

Combining crops and solar panels is allowing Kenya to ‘harvest the sun twice’

There is huge potential for solar energy in Africa. Image: Unsplash/ Annie Spratt

Charlotte Edmond

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Mounted solar panels shade crops growing underneath them.
Mounted solar panels shade crops growing underneath them. Image: University of Sheffield

In Africa’s energy mix (present and projected), solar will be the dominant energy source by 2100.
In Africa’s energy mix (present and projected), solar will be the dominant energy source by 2100. Image: Brookings

Africa has more than enough renewable energy potential to meet its future demand.
Africa has more than enough renewable energy potential to meet its future demand. Image: IRENA
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