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Rural Electrification Kenya - Last Mile Connectivity


Period
2015 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
Government of Kenya

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Government of Kenya

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor, Multilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
AFD. EIB

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Kenya

Sectors
Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Grant, Debt

Main objectives
To support the Government of Kenya (GoK) in the implementation of the « Last Mile Connectivity Program » aiming at universal access to electricity by 2020. This new ambitious strategy based on international good practices and experiences will allow large economies of scale.

Main activities
Increase the number of connections around distribution transformers and extend the MV and LV distribution grid where needed in Kenyan rural areas Increase access to reliable electricity for households and businesses Improve economic development in Kenyan rural areas Reduce disparities between rural and urban areas.

Comments

Sources
https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/blending/rural-electrification-kenya-last-mile-connectivity_en

Contact information
eu-africa-itf@eib.org

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