Kenya: RVE.Sol signs mini-grid agreement

Issue 366 - 04 May 2018

Portugal’s RVE.Sol has signed an agreement with the county government of Busia under which the company will finance, build and operate mini-grids across the county, according to the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association. The project aims to reach 100% electrification in the county by 2030, and RVE.Sol is expected to build 15 solar photovoltaic and battery-powered mini-grids with diesel back-up in 2018 and 40 mini-grids in 2019. The systems will serve 2,800 customers, including 300 small businesses.

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