Africa is starting to see power as a basic right, but infrastructure is not cheap. Gas-to-power plants still cost nearly $1 million per megawatt and can take several years to build. Cash strapped governments rely on IPPs to fasttrack power solutions. But uncertain regulatory frameworks and funding mechanisms play their part in determining the success of a project. Our expert panel from Africa Oil & Power 2017 discusses what it will take to light Africa.
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