HOMA BAY COUNTY, LAKE VICTORIA, KENYA | RURAL ELECTRIFICATION
Renewvia Energy developed, owns, and operates a 20 kW/96 kWh solar-battery microgrid for the 600 residents of Lake Victoria. We are the sole utility on the island, providing our customers with affordable and reliable power for the first time.
Our customers pay us using mobile money that is instantly processed through the Renewvia payment platform to their internet-connected smart electricity meters.
With access to electricity for the first time, the residents of Ringiti and surrounding areas are already moving to improve their own livelihoods with new business opportunities such as ice plants, battery charging, and healthcare expansion.