Kenya is making strides in solar uptake for off-grid households

The Ministry of Energy, with the support of the World Bank, is implementing the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (Kosap) that is offering incentives to solar companies who ordinarily would shy away from investing in the vast counties.It is expected that by the end of the project, about 250,000 stand-alone solar home systems will be sold in these counties alone.

In addition, Kosap will facilitate establishment of mini grids, electrification of public facilities and equipping of boreholes with solar pumps as well as the sale of 150,000 clean cooking appliances.

Read more: Standard Digital



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