Natural gas in Africa: why fossil fuels cannot sustainably meet the continent’s growing energy demand

In this report look at the benefits of creating sustainable energy systems in Africa, with a focus on the role of natural gas and renewable energy. The report highlights the risks of relying on natural gas,as compared to scenarios that ramp up the contribution of renewable energy. The diversity of the countries on the African continent, and their respective energy profiles, requires a closer look at individual circumstances. This report focuses on three countries— Egypt, Nigeria and Senegal.