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Coal's Future in Africa is Dim

Todd Moss

Coal's Future in Africa is Dim.

By Todd Moss and Jacob Kincer

The rest of the world dwarfs Africa’s current coal-to-power industry, and the authors' analysis of 25 potential coal projects in Africa shows that most of the projects are unlikely to reach completion. "The future of coal power in Africa is dead," they write. Energy for Growth Hub: