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Call for Chapters: Independent Power Producer Programs in Africa: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons


Professor Ntshengedzeni Sampson Mamphweli

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 31, 2019
Full Chapters Due: August 31, 2019
Submission Date: November 10, 2019


The book is focused on the integration of renewable energy into Africa's energy mix, it will focus on available resources, the process followed during the introduction of renewable energy into the national grid, the achievements so far, the technical part, the socio-economic impact of the renewable energy programs as well as the challenges and lessons learned from the programs. This will be the first book covering the renewable energy Independent Power Producers Program in Africa at the intended depth.


The objective of this book is to provide a detailed analysis of Africa's energy landscape with specific reference to Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers program. This book will focus on the impact of the renewable energy program on global warming and climate change. The book will be of much value because it will provide up to date information about the subject matter. It will also be the first book to look into the African renewable energy program and links it to climate change mitigation. It will also be the first to combine the various topics proposed in a chhronological manner that is proposed. The book has potential impact on the way policy makers will see renewable energy.

Target Audience

The target audience for the book are academics, various organizations working in renewable energy, policy makers, governments and private companies that have interests in renewable energy in the African continent.

Recommended Topics

The following topics will be covered:

1. The science and behind global warming and climate change
2. Global energy resources and energy consumption patterns in Africa
3. Renewable energy resource availability in the African continent
4. The techno-economic evaluation of renewable energy technologies in the African context
5. Renewable Energy Project financing in Africa
6. The history of power generation in the African continent
7. The socio-political and developmental aspects of renewable energy in Africa
8. Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers in Africa
9. Africa's policy framework related to renewable energy.
10. The regulation of Renewable energy Independent Power Producers in Africa
11. The Renewable energy implications on job creation in the African continent.
12. The challenges and lessons learnt from Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programs.
14. Renewable energy and power systems integration in Africa
15. The impact of renewable energy on global warming and climate change
16. The future projections of renewable energy contributions in Africa

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their full chapters on or before August 31, 2019. Authors will be notified by September 7, 2019 about the status of their chapter and sent chapter guidelines. All interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates

• Full chapter submission: August 31, 2019
• Review results to editor: September 14, 2019
• Review results to authors: September 21, 2019
• Progress report 2: September 21, 2019
• Revisions due from authors: October 12, 2019
• Final acceptance/rejection notification due to authors: October 26, 2019
• All final materials from authors: November 10, 2019
• Final preface and table of contents: November 24, 2019
• Final deadline: December 8, 2019


Prof Ntshengedzeni Sampson Mamphweli

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