Off-grid solar. A growth engine for jobs

2019
Page count
21
pages
Description

The off-grid solar energy industry is generating thousands of jobs across East, West and Central Africa as well as South Asia. GOGLA's latest report Off-Grid Solar. A Growth Engine for Jobs estimates the sector currently supports 370,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs across these four regions. With investments and the right policies, the off-grid solar sector could create 1.3 million FTE jobs across East, West and Central Africa as well as South Asia by 2022.

Publisher
Vivid Economics, GOGLA, GIZ
Publish date
Region/Country
Region
Middle East and North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
IB topics
BoP as distributor
Employment
Finance for Inclusive Business
Policy and Government
Sector
Energy