Kalobeyei Settlement and Town Solar Microgrids

Kalobeyei Settlement and Town Solar Microgrids

Turkana County, Kenya
two Solar-battery Microgrids | PAYGO
Renewvia Energy Community Microgrid

The second largest of Kenya’s 47counties, Turkana County also the poorest, where around 88 percent of the population lives in extreme poverty. In September 2019, Renewvia’s Kenya team successfully commissioned two solar microgrids serving Kalobeyei Settlement and nearby Kalobeyei Town. As of November 6, 2019, Renewvia has successfully connected 351 households, businesses, schools and churches to the UNHCR-run Kalobeyei Settlement's 60.06 kW microgrid, with 119 at Kalobeyei Town's 20.13 kW facility.