Off-grid solar facilities to transform Kenya fishing industry

As the world grapples with rising heatwave, a section of Kenya’s fishing community has got a shot in the arm thanks to the innovation from MYPAG, a Danish firm, which has enabled them access off-grid cooling facilities for their fish.

An estimated one-third of the country’s post-harvest seafood is lost before it can be sold and safely consumed, due to lack of accessible centralized cold-storage facilities.

Fresh fish kept at 0°C is preserved up to 10 days, but only a few hours at 30°C. As a result, Worldwide Fund for Nature in partnership with Danish clean energy company M-PAYG, is providing fishing communities with affordable off-grid solar-powered cooling appliances.

Read more: KBC Channel

 


 

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