19th Feb. 2018: Productive Use Workshop Proceedings

Following the "Action Learning Event on Upscaling Mini Grids for Low Cost and Timely Access to Electricity" that took place in Abuja, Nigeria, between 4th and 8th December 2017, TFE Consulting prepared this document on Productive Use Workshop Proceedings. Feel free to download the document by clicking on its name. For more information on TFE Consulting, please visit their website: www.tfeconsulting.com


22 Jan 2018 : Proposed new national tariff

Find here an article about a new national tariff applicable from April 2018. The following points have to be mentioned:

- No specific (very low) tariff for consumption below 50 kWh

- The monthly 150 KES fee might be removed (not very explicit, since the article reads: “will not be charged separately but will be factored in the uniform tariff”).

The article can also be found clicking on this link: https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/news/Poor-homes-to-pay-more-as-electricity-subsidy-scrapped-/539546-4256198-5qtx2t/index.html


20th Dec 2017: 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit – 21-22 March 2018 – Nairobi

The mini-grids sector is attracting increasing interest and on the Africa continent in particular. Find a presentation of the 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit which will take place in Nairobi on 21st and 22nd March 2018.


10th Jan 2018: Technical Training on Solar Hybrid Mini-grids

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nairobi, Kenya, together with its partners facilitates an In-Depth Technical Training on Solar Hybrid Mini-grids at Strathmore Business School Nairobi (Ole Sangale Rd., off Mbagathi Way) on January 24th and 25th, 2018. The two day Training focuses on specifically applicable designs, components, and technologies for the erection of Solar Hybrid Mini-grids in rural/ remote areas of Kenya.

Find here more details on this training as well as the application form to send to Andreas Kaiser: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.