Mauritania is Well Positioned to Fuel Economic Growth with Renewable Energy
New IRENA report finds abundant renewable energy sources can
improve energy access and create jobs
Developing Mauritania’s significant renewable energy resources will allow the country to grow its local economy and improve access to energy, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The Mauritania Renewables Readiness Assessment finds that development of renewable energy in the country would be facilitated by the existing electricity network of mini-grids. Such a transition would be mainly driven by solar and wind resources, the report finds, and could be strengthened by cooperation with both the Maghreb region and West Africa. ….