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The continent presents untapped opportunities for investors seeking to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, despite the challenges of the pandemic.
The long-term outlook for telecom towers looked promising before covid-19 but the virus pushed demand to an unprecedented peak.
Dedicated data centre funds gloss over whether the sector is real estate or infrastructure and LPs are committing plenty of capital.
Private equity investment has helped power a connectivity revolution in Africa.
The success of FTTH depends on a favourable regulatory environment but some investors are not convinced it justifies the risks.
Energy generation illustration
Transmission mega-projects in Africa are gaining attention but regulatory reforms are needed to entice investors.
electrification
EVs charge towards new opportunities, despite inherent risks.
renewable power generation
The American dream edges closer to reality for renewables investors. Yet intense competition threatens to drive down returns.
energy efficiency
Efficiency stays out of the spotlight, but energy-saving heating investments are attracting increasing attention.
energy storage
The race to develop energy storage capacity is creating growing excitement among investors and policymakers.
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