Energy access takes center stage in fighting COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and powering recovery in Africa

“Energy services are key to preventing disease and fighting pandemics – from powering healthcare facilities and supplying clean water for essential hygiene, to enabling communications and IT services that connect people while maintaining social distancing. Yet, in sub-Saharan Africa, only 28% of healthcare facilities benefit from reliable electricity, and only 43% of the population is electrified at all.”

via World Bank