Kenya - Potential Expansion of Existing Mini-Grids

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This dataset represents potential expansion projects for existing mini-grids; the expansion projects were identified through a least-cost geospatial analysis undertaken over the period 2017-2018. Each project (defined by the unique “Project_Number”) includes electricity lines, poles, and building structures. Therefore, the dataset includes a combination of several feature types. The shapefiles are accompanied by the “Potential Mini-Grid expansion project cost” (included in the csv file). This csv file includes households/potential customers to be connected, line length by voltage level, project cost (in US$ million), and the cost per consumer for each unique mini-grid expansion project (again, defined by “Project_Number”).

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Source World Bank
Author Rhonda Jordan Antoine; Patrick Balla; Laurencia Njagi; Sudeshna Banerjee.
Last Updated September 11, 2020, 10:50 (UTC)
Created August 19, 2020, 11:36 (UTC)
Topic Energy access
Country Kenya
Region Africa
Published year 2020
Group Geospatial Electrification Planning in the Africa Region
Disclaimer The World Bank and ESMAP do not guarantee the accuracy of this data and accept no responsibility whatsoever for any consequences of their use. The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this series do not imply on the part of the World Bank any judgement on the legal status of any territory or the endorsement or acceptance of such boundaries.
Project context This data was collected to help inform the preparation of the World Bank financed Kenya Off-grid Solar Access Project (P160009) as well as the Kenya National Electrification Strategy, launched in December 2018.
Reference Year of Data 2017

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