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Catherine Wakhu knows the value of a lighted room to a child's education – and also the expense.

The resident of Mayoni, a village in Western Kenya's...

On a sunny afternoon in Western Kenya, Eunice Shigali filled a 10 litre jerrycan with water, then unfolded it like a suitcase and placed it in the...

Armed with a solar-powered water pump for irrigation and a quarter-acre piece of borrowed land, widow Hakima Mohammed has become a Western Kenya tree...

04.12.2017 , Surabhi Rajagopal, Ben Garside, Lazarus Walker and Sarah Wykes

Using the Energy Delivery Models toolkit (EDM) to analyse impact: a small-scale horticulture project in Kenya

Access via distributed energy solutions powered by renewable sources is often the most viable and cost effective for communities living in energy...

Kenya has become the leading PAYG market in Africa. All big players are present in Kenya. But all of them are international companies: the mother...

08.09.2017 , Justus Wanzala | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms

Mid-morning at Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya's Murang'a County, and students are busy with their daily routine, as at any other school....

One of the fundamental impacts of energy poverty in Africa is the limiting influence on the growth of manufacturing. Manufacturing in several sectors...

Beatrice Marpe is a women’s leader in the remote village of Tokoishi, about 100 kilometers south of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The job of a Maasai...

New off-grid solar television owners are feeling more politically engaged in the 2017 elections and their opinions on politics have changed since...

12.06.2017 , Sendea.Marketplace

New solar TV in Kenya and India: a comparison

In the past few weeks, two new solar TVs have appeared on the market, each offering a novelty in their country:

• India: Simpa offers the first...

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The monopoly is increasingly coming under attack, with private investors setting up smaller...

The Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA) today announced its official establishment,...

The most important solar companies in Kenya

Unilever Tea signed an agreement with Cross-Boundary Energy for the installation and operation of a...

Energy 4 Impact, in partnership with the OVO Foundation, is piloting a novel approach to upgrading...

Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) businesses contribute over 70 per cent to the Kenyan GDP and...

Unreliable and expensive power, lack of access to capital and inability to compete in the...

RVE.SOL will build, operate and manage a minimum of 15 community sites in Busia County during 2018...

Although surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Siyu Village dwellers have always struggled to find fresh...

OPIC's commitments include loans, guaranties and political risk insurance, across 12 utility-scale...

Microgrid Knowledge interviewed Renewvia CEO Trey Jarrad for an inside look at developing off-grid...

The Solar Home Systems space in Kenya is often perceived to be crowded. However, given the scale of...