Energy Access: Rural and Urban Electrification

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

About Energy Access: Rural & Urban Electrification

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

Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya.
Mokoloki solar grid in rural Nigeria

Connecting rural Nigeria

A mini-grid project comprising 100kW solar PV, 192kWh battery energy storage and 88kW diesel backup provides energy to rural Nigeria community, Mokoloki.
Sierra Leone solar installation.

Connecting Sierra Leone through solar mini-grids

The Government of Sierra Leone developed a strategy for the participation of the private sector in the deployment of solar mini-grid systems.
Havenhill solar project in Nigeria

Solar bolsters public-private partnership

Through a private-public partnership, Havenhill Synergy Limited and the Rural Electrification Agency intend to end blackouts in Nigeria.
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Local economies score through electrification

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Mini-grid solution empowers community

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