Oct. 19, 2020
The Government has connected over 90 000 rural institutions, including business centres, schools and chiefs’ homesteads, to the national grid since the launch of the National Renewable Energy Policy in 2017.
Dec. 18, 2019
42 institutions (schools, clinics and service centres) and homesteads were electrified in rural provinces.
Dec. 11, 2019
Under the Rural Provinces Grid Extension projects, 31 of the 35 targeted institutions comprising schools and clinics have been grid electrified, with prepaid meters connected.
Dec. 5, 2018
The Rural Electrification Fund (REF) set aside $8,6 million for energy development projects in the country which aim at increasing access to electricity in rural areas. The fund has earmarked 335 energy projects countrywide which will increase access to electricity in rural areas from 27,7 percent to 60 percent.