Mini grid electricity the only way to get millions out of darkness

As a result across Africa, it costs a utility such as Kenya Power Sh150,000 to connect a customer to power, compared to only Sh74,000 for a min-grid company such as Powerhive in Kisii to connect an end user.

It is perhaps out of this realisation that the Kenya government and the World Bank in 2018 initiated the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP), to help disadvantaged communities enjoy affordable, clean and reliable lighting.

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