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25.04.2018 , Victor Raballa, Business Daily

Lake Victoria fishermen dump kerosene for solar light

For many years under the darkness of the night sky, thousands of small-scale fishermen set sail off various beaches of Lake Victoria, lit various...

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...

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The programme dubbed the Green Mini Grid (GMG) Facility Kenya aims to achieve this through scaling...

Kenya’s central bank governor has called for regulation of the financial technology (fintech)...

The company, which trades in voltage protection and solar technology products for commercial and...

According to The Energy Progress Report covering the period up to 2016, electricity access rate in...

"Currently, the country consumes about 33 million litres of kerosene monthly when ideally it should...

The one year project between the Chinese and Kenya government targets homesteads with little or no...

The East African Community (EAC) member states are planning to phase out all import duties on solar...

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...