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Making Minigrids Multiply

Since deploying its first solar farm at a mine in Tanzania in 2014, Redavia has progressively diversified its customer segments, first to non-mining B2B customers, and most recently to B2B-customers plus an adjacent ”community-add-on”. This project takes the next diversification step: diversifying into the communities segment directly (“community-first”, not “community-add-on”). Applying lessons-learned from previous projects, it develops a “cookie-cutter-approach” for a fast, market-based community-minigrid rollout, enabling this segment to scale alongside Redavia’s B2B segments.

Project code: TAN13050

Project Type: Scale up to commercial operation

Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: Nambinzo, Ikonya and Itaka communities, Mbozi District, Tanzania

Duration (months): 15

Organization: Redavia GmbH

Type of Organization: Private Company

Project Office: Herzog Wilhelm Strasse 26, 80331, Munich, Germany

Country of lead applicant: Germany

Website: http://www.redaviasolar.com

Status: ongoing