Villages in the country's South are switching to solar to light up homes and charges cell phones.
Though groundwater levels are dropping, Gambians can still get water with solar-powered pumps.
With its plentiful sunshine and frequent winds, Morocco boasts ideal conditions for a flourishing renewable energy industry – as illustrated by the success of a wind park in Tanger that is still growing.
One of Africa's largest wind farms is located in Egypt. It's powering a rapidly changing country.