Rural Electrification

This category identifies electrification projects that have made a positive impact on communities by increasing energy access and electrification rates. These projects can be initiatives driven by government, private developers, or public institutions and the impact can increase power distribution to previously unelectrified communities for use in homes, schools, healthcare facilities, agriculture and small businesses.

About Rural Electrification

This category identifies electrification projects that have made a positive impact on communities by increasing energy access and electrification rates.

Local economies score through electrification

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION A project initiated by Sosai Renewable Energies Company is proving that access to sustainable, reliable electricity...

Mini-grid solution empowers community

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION With nearly half of Africa lacking access to electricity, a ratio that jumps to nearly 100%...

Modular PV system empowers youth

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION Malawi, like many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, is exposed to very limited supply chains, making infrastructure...
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Transforming lives with solar tv

In sub-Saharan Africa, small solar home systems have brought electricity to millions of off-grid consumers, which has enabled community upliftment through education,...

Scaling projects to suit end-users

Rural end-users find haven in mini-grid In Nigeria, an estimated 80 million people do not have access to modern...

East Africa climbs the energy ladder

A Swedish-headquartered social enterprise is empowering rural communities in East Africa through affordable, clean and energy efficient modes of generating power for...

East Africa is cooking clean

550,000 revolutionary charcoal cookstoves have been deployed and are changing lives of many in Kenya, East Africa.

Solar: Lighting up Ugandan households

One of East Africa’s largest solar photovoltaic plants was inaugurated in Uganda in October 2017, producing clean power for over 35,838 people.