Two Kenyan solar energy providers awarded for their impact on refugees

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) announces the results of a competition organised with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support growth in the Kakuma and Kalobeyei refugee camps in Kenya. The winners of the competition include two clean energy providers.

Six companies are winners of the IFC/AECF competition in two categories. The two solar energy providers came out on top in the Private Sector Window (PSW) category. Renewvia Energy Kenya, a subsidiary of the US-based Renewvia Energy. The company is very active in Kenya through its solar mini-grid electrification projects. Renewvia Energy Kenya wins the competition together with Sunken, a company based in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, and providing solar energy for lighting and water pumping.

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