September 15th, 2021

The report, commissioned by the Faraday Institution and carried out by DNV and TFE Africa, explores the potential of battery energy storage solutions BESS to be viable and competitive in sub-Saharan Africa, as a way of offering alternative solutions for resilience and grid independence. If realised, this would enable the integration of more utility-scale renewables and bringing electricity and opportunity to the least developed corners of the continent. The accompanying techno-economic model into BESS, explores their potential to displace fossil-fuel powered generators and increase the uptake of cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy.

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