Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think
Cars That Think
FEBRUARY 24, 2022
Both are easy to define—a population’s share connected to the national grid or to a local source of electricity, and the ability to read and write—but such definitions do not make it possible to get a truly informed verdict. We measure access to electricity no better than we do the rate of literacy. What does 50 kWh/year deliver?