Kenya’s energy sector is dynamic characterized by aggressive grid extension plans and a vibrant off-grid solar market. However, the country’s dispersed population presents challenges for electrification. To bridge this gap home solar energy systems have become particularly popular. Moreover, there is greater investment in building mini grids to power remote populations.

The energy sector regulator has shot down a Kenya Power application for electricity tariff increase that would have seen consumers’ bills increase by Sh2.6 billion every month.

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The report argues that Kenya shows that the global microgrid market is ready for significant private investment.

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I-DEV, partner of the GMG Managing Entity, has published a report on solar electrification in Kenya. It highlights the growing interest and viability of energy solar solution.

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  • Author I DEV
  • Publication Date Wednesday, 04 April 2018

Lesson from Tanzania

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  • Author World Bank
  • Publication Date Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Mapping the barriers of GMG market development / Impact of GMG on BoP Markets and Social Inclusion.

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  • Author GMG Facility
  • Publication Date Wednesday, 18 July 2018
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