The key aim of the report is to design, test, and evaluate a knowledge exchange framework to facilitate the implementation of an effective sustainable energy transition in Africa’s Sub-Saharan urban areas (Marvin and Silver, 2014).
This paper outlines lessons learned, and potential challenges and issues to consider when designing clean,
modern cooking programmes in situations of mass displacement. This paper is one of a series of ‘toolkits’ and it is aimed at decision-makers at the policy level who identify priority needs and develop humanitarian
budgets (The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2016).
This paper presents the 18 months experience of the "Supporting African Municipalities in Sustainable Energy Transitions" (SAMSET) project focusing on the challenges of collecting localised energy data, distinguishing it from National statistics, and modelling the local urban situations in sufficient detail for municipal authorities to make strategic decisions about energy transitions (Bawakyillenuo, et al. 2015).
This report forms part of a State of Energy and Energy Futures modelling update, to identify any energy use and emissions trends and update the energy futures modelling. It will also form part of a process in 2015 to update the ECAP targets(City of Cape Town and SEA, 2015).
This is a practical handbook designed for city officials and planners working in sub-Saharan Africa. It is specifically aimed as a support tool to achieve the implementation of key interventions within municipalities across sub-Saharan Africa and it gives planners an idea of the range of energy interventions that it is possible for them to implement at the municipality level (Batchelor, S., Scott, N. and McAllister, J., 2017).
This is the technical documentation for the development, data, and methodology of the Polokwane City energy systems model which forms part of the Supporting Sub Saharan African Municipalities with Sustainable Energy Transitions (SAMSET) project (McCall and Stone, 2016).
This report presents the baseline stakeholder analysis. Stakeholder mapping will be an ongoing exercise
within the life of the SAMSET project, and an endline is planned for year 4 (Batchelor, 2014).
The main purpose of this ICLEI/UN-Habitat/UNEP handbook is to assist people who are working in or with local government to develop sustainable energy and climate action plans and implementation programmes. There can be no single recipe for all cities – so it is up to each local government to develop its own innovative and appropriate plans based on local resources and needs.
This report provides an evaluation by the SAMSET team in Uganda on the use of the LEAP (Long Range Energy Alternative Planning System) tool as part of the wider work being undertaken to create baseline data
for energy planning in the municipalities of Jinja and Kasese.(Mann, Namukisa and Silver, 2015).
This assessment aims to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations are addressed in the three types of documents prepared as part of the SEforALL country action process: rapid assessment and gap analyses (RAGAs), action agendas (AAs) and investment prospectuses (IPs). Findings offer insights into the ways that governments recognize gender considerations in the context of sustainable energy and highlight cross-cutting gender issues and regional trends (IUCN,2017).
This report designs an open-access power system model and analyzes optimal pathways for expanding supply capacity in two case study countries:
Kenya and Nigeria (Avila, et al. 2017).
The paper forms part of the Women Building Power knowledge hub of a campaign which aims to support women’s movement-building and organising towards a future in which African women enjoy climate, energy, food, gender, and development justice (The WoMin African Gender and Extractives Alliance,2016).
This report explores the links between energy, poverty and climate change in Africa. It also provides an agenda for change and a call to action directed not just at Africa’s leaders, but to the wider international community.
This ASEM’s energy futures report highlights the different energy consumption scenarios in the future for ASEM, including BAU and others backed by energy efficiency policy intervention programmes(Bawakyillenuo and Agbelie, 2015).
The strategy was developed for Awutu Senya East municipality so as to avert the future negative implications associated with the present unsustainable energy pathway revealed in the State of Energy(Bawakyillenuo and Agbelie, 2015).
The purpose of the document is to present key information from Cape Town energy futures modelling, as well as workshopped feedback on this modelling and the way forward for the City as suggested by various internal and
external stakeholders, in order to facilitate the update of the City’s Energy and Climate Change Action Plan.
The City has made institutional and strategy changes to address vulnerability to threats like poor energy security and climate change impacts, and to reduce its high carbon footprint. Energy2040 informs the sustainable energy action plan into the future (City of Cape Town, 2015).
The main purpose of this report is to explore the renewable energy opportunities for the energy sector in Cape Verde based on more efficient electricity generation and distribution systems.
UNDP's Sustainable Energy Strategy Note, 2017-2021 report focuses in the area of sustainable energy. It also highlights the critical role that sustainable energy plays in advancing major outcomes from post-2015 global processes including the SDGs, the Paris Agreement, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the New Urban Agenda (United Nations Development Programme, 2016).
This Energy Futures report for GEM, thus highlights the different energy consumption scenarios in the future for GEM, including the business as usual (BAU) and alternatives that take into account various energy efficiency policy intervention programmes (Bawakyillenuoand Agbelie, 2015).
This is an overview of a study report by EUEI PDF exploring energy scenarios for cities in sub-Saharan Africa until 2050 (EU Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility, 2017).
The strategy was developed for Ga East municipality so as to avert the future negative implications associated with the present unsustainable energy pathway revealed in the State of Energy (Bawakyillenuo and Agbelie, 2015).
The Kampala Climate Change Action Strategy aims to ensure the City's development path takes a low emission approach, builds resilience and maximises the co-benefits of efficiency, economic diversity and human wellbeing.
This Action Agenda (AA) presents an energy sector-wide long-term vision spanning the period 2015 to
2030. It outlines how Kenya will achieve her SE4All goals of 100% universal access to modern energy
services, increase the rate of energy efficiency and increase to 80% the share of renewable energy in
her energy mix, by 2030 (SE4All, 2016).
This report presents the SE4ALL Rapid Assessment, Gap Analysis and Country Action Plan of Swaziland (SE4ALL, 2014).
This policy paper sets out a path to the energy transformation that Africa needs. It calls for a ten-fold increase in power generation in Africa by 2030 (Africa Progress Panel, 2016).
This rapid assessment provides a brief overview of the current energy situation in Rwanda vis-à-vis its SE4All goals. The Rwanda Action Agenda identifies the actions required to meet the SE4All goals and it provides a process for on-going collaboration and coordination between stakeholders to implement the actions.
The scoping review aims to synthetize elements of research that have been conducted related to low carbon transition within municipalities in the Global South and it attempts to establish how the findings could be useful for African municipalities (Xavier and Kerr, 2016).
The report lays the groundwork for the ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access, the first policy of its kind for the region (ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), 2015).
This paper describes a novel approach to helping municipal authorities address the sustainable energy challenges associated with rapidly growing urban populations in Sub-Saharan Africa. It reviews the changing energy characteristics of South African cities, and describes the key processes that create a policy
environment conducive to moving away from business as usual and responding to sustainable energy imperatives around clean energy and energy poverty (Borchers, M. et al., 2018).
The Tanzania's Action Agenda seeks to integrate the multi-tier efforts that the Country is implementing towards providing universal access to energy, increased energy efficiency and an increase in the use of renewable energy.(SE4ALL, 2015).
The purpose of this Rapid Assessment and Gap Analysis is to identify the gaps to meeting the sustainable
energy for all goals in the Republic of Tanzania, within the context of its economic and social development and
poverty eradication. It assesses where the country stands with respect to the three SE4ALL goals of the UN
Secretary General’s initiative(SE4ALL, 2013).
This report has two main objectives, namely to identify skills gaps and training needs in RE,RrE and EE vis-à-vis Nigeria’s evolving market demand and existing educational courses as well as to define viable training courses capable of addressing the mid-term market demand that could be successfully introduced by NESP.
Uganda’s SE4ALL’s Action Agenda report seeks to integrate the multi-tier efforts that the country is implementing towards providing universal access to energy, increased energy efficiency and increased use of renewable energy.
Uganda’s Action Agenda outlines challenges to overcome, the goals and the actions to meet SE4ALL objectives (SE4ALL, 2015).
The purpose of Rapid Assessment and Gap Analysis is to provide: a quick brief look of the energy situation in Zimbabwe within the context of its economic and social development and poverty eradication, a good review of where the country is in terms of the three SE4ALL goals and a good estimate of the main challenges and opportunities vis-à-vis the three goals of SE4ALL where the major investments, policies and enabling environments will be required (SE4ALL, 2012)
A pioneering comprehensive picture of today’s African energy sector and its future prospects in a global context, this International Energy Agency (IEA) report underlines the acute shortage of modern energy services in most countries.
This is the technical documentation for the development, data, and methodology of the Awutu Senya East Municipality (ASEM) energy systems model, which forms part of the Supporting The SAMSET project (Mccall, Tait and Stone, 2016).
This report provides a first-ever comprehensive data picture of the energy demand and supply of the Awutu Senya East Municipal area. Data is based on original data obtained through a survey undertaken by the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research of the University of Ghana, through the SAMSET Programme.
The Urban Energy Futures Model is an accounting /simulation energy systems model of the sub-Saharan African region. The model represents the 49 countries in 5 regions using the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook typology. This dataset is the base year data accumulated to populate the model and is drawn from a number of public sources. The model itself was developed using the Stockholm Environment Institute’s LEAP platform but the dataset could be applied to any platform (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2017).
This is the 3rd iteration of the City of Cape Town's State of Energy report, providing a thorough and detailed overview of energy consumption across the city.
An overview of the modelling challenge, available modelling tools and why the Stockholm Environmental Initiative (SEI)LEAP model has been utilised.
This document covers demand and supply of electricity, crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas as well as charcoal.
This is the technical documentation for the development, data, and methodology of the Ga East Municipality (GEM) energy systems model which forms part of the Supporting Sub Saharan African Municipalities with Sustainable Energy Transitions (SAMSET) project (McCall, Tait and Stone, 2016)
This report provides a first-ever comprehensive data picture of the energy demand and supply of the Ga-East Municipal area. Data is based on original data obtained through a survey undertaken by the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research of the University of Ghana, through the SAMSET Programme.
This document is a technical report describing the development of an energy systems model for the municipality of Jinja, Uganda. The methodology of data processing and modelling are described with supporting technical information (McCall, Stone and Tait, 2017).
This document is a technical report describing the development of an energy systems model for the municipality of Kasese, Uganda. The methodology of data processing and modelling are described with supporting technical information (McCall, Stone and Tait, 2017).
This technical report accompanies the working paper, Modelling the Urban Energy Future of Sub-Saharan Africa (SEA, 2015). It outlines all of the data sources and assumptions used to create the Long Range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP) model that forms the basis of the report (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2015).
A first-ever model of the urban energy future of urban Sub-Saharan Africa produced by Sustainable Energy Africa through the SAMSET programme.
This paper explores the results of a modelling exercise undertaken to assess the future urban energy demand
of Sub-Saharan Africa. An energy systems model was developed drawing on the recently improving data
picture for Sub-Saharan Africa on electricity use and access, rates of urbanization, biomass use and
influence on carbon flux and typical urban energy profiles (Stone and Wiswedel, 2017).
This data Assessment report is meant to assess the readiness of Accra energy sector to implement or reinforce open data and to prioritize key actions for open energy data policy making. (World Bank Group, 2015)
The Open Energy Data Assessment report assesses the readiness of Nairobi and Kenya energy sector to implement or reinforce open data and to prioritize key actions for open energy data policy making. (World Bank Group, 2015).
This third State of Energy in South African Cities report examines the sustainable energy development path of 18 key cities in South Africa. It builds on the data collection and analysis work of the first two reports dated 2006 and 2011. (Sustainable Energy Africa, 2015)
Contains four articles on urban energy transitions from different parts of the world - developed and developing (Network Industries Quarterly, 2015)