World Bank plans to connect 1.3m households to solar power

A World Bank-funded initiative is targeting to connect about 1.3 million households to electricity generated from within their localities.

In total, 121 mini-grid sites will be developed under the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (Kosap), which is run under the Ministry of Energy. The project will also result in the installation of 380 solar water pumping systems and 150,000 solar powered cook stoves.

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