VIDEO: Watch the Electrify Africa Act pass the House

VIDEO: Watch the Electrify Africa Act pass the House

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Here’s the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s video of Chairman Ed Royce speaking on the House floor in support of the Electrify Africa Act, which was passed by the House on February 1 and now heads to President Obama’s desk to become law!

Here’s the video of Chairman Ed Royce speaking on the House floor in support of the Electrify Africa Act, which was passed by the House today and now heads to President Obama’s desk to become law.Key quote:“The Electrify Africa Act seeks to address the massive electricity shortage in Africa. It is a direct response to the fact that today, 600 million people living in Sub-Saharan Africa—that’s 70 percent of the population—do not have access to reliable electricity. The Electrify Africa Act offers a market-based response to this problem and it will bring about the development of affordable, reliable energy in Africa.”Learn more: 1.usa.gov/1Pbka10

Posted by House Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday, February 1, 2016

 

“The Electrify Africa Act seeks to address the massive electricity shortage in Africa. It is a direct response to the fact that today, 600 million people living in sub-Saharan Africa—that’s 70 percent of the population—do not have access to reliable electricity. The Electrify Africa Act offers a market-based response to this problem and it will bring about the development of affordable, reliable energy in Africa.”

Read Chairman Ed Royce’s piece on Medium, then learn more about energy poverty!

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