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How pay-as-you go energy systems could help with access to electricity in Africa

July 19, 2019

For people living in the developed world, electricity is something that can perhaps be taken for granted — with the flick of a switch or the press of a button they have lighting, TV and a huge number of other modern conveniences.

Yet many people do not enjoy the same benefits. In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, 600 million people lack access to electricity, according to the International Energy Agency.

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