Africa possesses huge potential when it comes to the production of alternative energies. Hydropower alone could cover the current electricity requirements of the entire continent. Nonetheless, fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas continue to be the biggest sources of power.The energy supply situation in Namibia is also largely dependent on fossil fuels, although sustainable concepts are gradually evolving there. Those people looking for the ideal solution have in the process come up with many smaller-scale solutions that, it is hoped, will make the country a future model of sustainable energy production. There’s the first biomass power plant in southern Africa, for example, and another project that supplies families with solar power generators.