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African School of Regulation: In Africa, Run by Africans and for Africans

Let me tell you a fun story about a school of regulation hosted at the European University institute which is located in Florence, Italy. The Florence School of regulation   (FSR)  has for several years provided capacity building for professionals in the energy sector, participated in policy formulation and standardisation of regulation within the energy sector. I was privileged to be part of the 2019 Open Africa Power  fellowship  which , together with Strathmore University in Nairobi was facilitated by the FSR and  was an opportunity for young  African professionals in the energy sector to obtain training, network and develop projects in an effort to provide solutions for energy poverty. What are some of the challenges that inhibit Africa from  providing universal access to sustainable energy? Let us cover a few of these; ·        Lack of sustainable policies in the just transition for electricity access. ·        Insufficient capacity building for stakeholders in the energy space in