Exploring Marginalization and Exclusion in Renewable Energy Development in Africa: A Perspective from Western Individualism and African Ubuntu Philosophy [chapter]

Yekeen A. Sanusi, Andreas Spahn
2019 Energy Justice Across Borders  
The objectives of this chapter are to understand the ethical principles that are relevant to the achievement of energy justice; to explore energy marginalization in Africa and to analyse this marginalization from the perspectives of Western and Ubuntu ethics; to underscore the violation of ethics in renewable energy deployment; and to find means of addressing energy injustice through proper application of the respective ethical principles. Part of the data for the study were sourced from the
more » ... orts of the Renewable Energy for Twenty-First Century (REN21).
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-24021-9_14 fatcat:ksdpd34tqffzlpmldtdyucugoi