SAIIA Coffee Ambush 7: Africa and the Rise of Renewables

African economies have long been dependent on old forms of energy such as oil, coal and gas. But with renewables on the rise, what should the continent be doing to make sure it is not left behind?

SAIIA Senior Researcher, Ross Harvey shared his thoughts on how Africa could benefit greatly from making the switch to renewables.

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