Chapter 4

Scaling Up Renewable Energy Deployment in North Africa

Georgeta Vidican    Department of Sustainable Economic and Social Development, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik/German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany

Abstract

While initial steps have been taken to diversify the energy mix in North Africa, large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies and a transformation of the energy sector are lagging behind. This chapter argues that a systemic approach is essential for scaling up renewables, as piecemeal measures are not likely to capture the full range of expected outcomes. Systematic learning should be at the core of policy-making with a view to capturing long-term benefits, as well as an effort to coordinate across ...

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