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Microgrids in Sub-Saharan Africa

We were thrilled to announce last month that our first two microgrid solar photovoltaic (PV) plants, outfitted with the innovative new Renewvia mobile payment platform, were successfully up and running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region. Read more here.

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Atlanta-based Renewvia Energy Brings Solar Power to Remote Island Communities in Kenya

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Renewvia Energy’s first two microgrid facilities, outfitted with the company’s innovative new mobile payment platform, are successfully up and running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region. These microgrids are the first safe source of energy available to the nearly 10,000 residents and businesses, whose only sources of power before…

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Community microgrids: Challenges and opportunities

Exclusive interview with Trey Jarrard, CEO and Co-founder of Renewvia Energy Corporation. At the upcoming Future Energy Nigeria conference, in the Generation Knowledge Hub Programme, Trey is presenting a case study on: “Community microgrid pre-development preparedness and challenges.” Read more.

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Renewvia Energy installs 2 solar microgrids in Kenya

US solar developer Renewvia Energy Corporation said today it now has two operational solar microgrid facilities on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region. Atlanta, Georgia-based Renewvia Energy has recently completed a 20-kW facility on Ringiti Island after commissioning a 10-kW solar and battery-powered plant on Ndeda Island in June 2018. Read…

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Renewvia Completes Two Kenya Microgrids, Positions for Growth in Africa

Renewvia has completed two Kenya microgrids on islands in Lake Victoria and expects to bring a third online soon as part of its larger strategy to light up rural Africa. The Atlanta, Georgia company is positioning to develop 43 solar-storage systems in Kenya and neighboring Uganda and Nigeria, CEO Trey Jarrard told Microgrid Knowledge. Click here…

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Atlanta-based Renewvia Energy Brings Solar Power to Remote Island Communities in Kenya

Today, Renewvia Energy announced that its first two microgrid facilities, outfitted with the company’s innovative new mobile payment platform, are successfully up and running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region. These microgrids are the first safe source of energy available to the nearly 10,000 residents and businesses, whose only…

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GE and Renewvia installing new off-grid systems in Africa

The two companies have installed systems in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo to provide a cheap, secure energy supply. BloombergNEF has predicted the market for off-grid solar will grow considerably as it can meet the needs for universal energy supply at a cost competitive price. Click here to read more.

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Kenya highlights path to scaling private power grids

An innovative multi-million-dollar programme in Kenya seeks to connect 14,000 households and businesses to green mini-grids by the end of 2018. The programme dubbed the Green Mini Grid (GMG) Facility Kenya aims to achieve this through scaling up private utilities delivering renewable electricity to rural communities. It is based on results-based financing and could be…

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