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May 2013
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), European Patent Office (EPO)

Africa has a huge untapped potential for generating clean energy, including enough hydroelectric power from its seven major river systems to serve the whole continent’s energy needs, as well as great potential for solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy etc.

June 2010
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), European Patent Office (EPO), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Technology development and its rapid diffusion are considered crucial for tackling the climate change challenge.