–Sachi DeCou, whose company provides solar charging kiosks throughout Tanzania. Her firm is among many “solar-preneurs” working to provide energy to the 621 million Africans who lack electricity access. While renewable energy has already grown swiftly in the Middle East and North Africa, Tanzania is now one of several East African nations experiencing a boost in solar energy development. VIA FROST ILLUSTRATED

Through expanding solar, India to "address the social problems that restrict development in rural areas."
In 2013, clean energy met only 5% of Africa's energy needs. It could hit 22% by 2030.