Greening Africa ? Technologies , endowments and the latecomer effect . *

@inproceedings{Collier2012GreeningA,
  title={Greening Africa ? Technologies , endowments and the latecomer effect . *},
  author={Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables},
  year={2012}
}
Africa is well endowed with potential for hydro and solar power, but its other endowments – shortages of capital, skills, and governance capacity – make most of the green options relatively expensive, while its abundance of hydro-carbons makes fossil fuels relatively cheap. Current power shortages make expansion of power capacity a priority. Africa’s… CONTINUE READING