Kenyan off-grid solar...
The Kenya Ministry of Energy in collaboration with SNV and Sunfunder led...Read more
The Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) is a flagship project of the Ministry of Energy, financed by the World Bank, aimed at providing electricity and clean cooking solutions in the remote, low density, and traditionally underserved areas of the country.
The Project is part of the government’s commitment to provide universal access to electricity in Kenya by 2022 as well as create the impetus for growth in achieving Vision 2030.
The Results-based Financing (RBF) and Debt Facilities have been established under Component 2 of the Project to provide incentives to private sector companies to establish operations and to sell solar and clean cooking solutions in the project areas. Under this component, the project aims to deliver 250,000 stand-alone solar home systems, and higher tier clean cooking solutions to 150,000 households. SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in partnership with SunFunder Inc. are the Facilities Managers.
Types of Support under the RBF and Debt Facilities
There are three facilities available for access by private companies they are as follows:
Other KOSAP components
The RBF and Debt Facilities (Component 2 of KOSAP) complement three other KOSAP components
Kenya Power and Lighting Co. (KPLC) and the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) are the implementing agencies, respectively, for Components 1 and 3.The Ministry of Energy, in addition to being the implementing agency for the RBF and Debt Facilities (Component 2), has overall responsibility for the implementation of KOSAP, and the implementation of Component 4.
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