Although Sub Saharan Africa overall is facing the lowest level of access to
electricity worldwide, rural areas are facing the most challenges.
Between 60-70 percent of business owners in the region say that a lack of power is
the number one factor restricting their growth.
At 188.88 MWdc, the Biopio site is the largest single solar PV project in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Biopio site will house a training center to train local workers in the design of solar power plants and in operating and maintaining all solar generation. This site will electrify 239,222 homes.
The only other project outside of South Africa in 100MW range in the Sub-Saharan region.
Saurimo, Lunda Sul
This project will supply power to over 34,000 households in the region.
Isolated hybrid minigrid which will save money for the state and for the residents who depend on small scale dirty generators.