Can Satellite Technology Advance Electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Researchers use night-time satellite images to map access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Source:

Access to electricity is essential for the growth of any economy. However, Africa suffers an acute electricity shortage and records the lowest power access rate in the world. This article analyses the state of electrification in Africa and how satellite technology is aiding electrification processes and projects across the continent. Africa suffers from blackouts, brownouts...

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