Étiqueté : Sub-Saharan Africa

Smart and just grids: opportunities for sub‐Saharan Africa

Whilst there is a clear focus today on improving the energy security and sustainability of established economies in Europe, Japan and North America, for example, as well as rapidly growing economies such as China, we must not forget that energy security means something very different to the many millions of people who have no access to electricity of any kind…

Issues in the pricing of domestic and internationally-traded gas in MENA and sub-Saharan Africa

This OIES paper analyses the political economy of domestic pricing in gas-rich developing countries in the Middle East and Africa, and chronicles the pricing mechanisms in the main export and import contracts in these regions, helping assess the disconnect between domestic prices and international prices and its implications for gas use in these regions.