Energy access gap worrying – UN

Energy access gap worrying – UN

By Edward Mukaro ZIMBABWE needs approximately US$7 – 8 billion to deliver a low emission development trajectory, as outlined in Zimbabwe’s Low Emission Development Strategy, the United Nations (UN) has said. The energy access gap, in Zimbabwe, is too steep with the rural community only accessing an estimated 28 percent (%) of electricity; meaning the rural community is highly dependent on traditional sources of energy. According to a UN document, “The utilization of clean and renewable energy is very low (in rural areas) compared to traditional sources of energy, which…

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