Sustainable Electricity for All: How Viable Are Mini-Grids in Senegal?

In 2015, in Maka Sarr, a small remote village in Senegal, a company called `Enersa’ established a 10 kWp solar power plant with a 1.5 km underground distribution network to provide electricity to the households and small businesses. A team of researchers from Norway and Kenya visited the village to understand the energy access situation and learn from the solar hybrid mini-grids that have been installed by private developers.

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Published June 21, 2016 7:54 AM - Last modified June 22, 2016 3:07 AM