Barriers to off-grid energy development: Evidence from a comparative survey of private sector energy service providers in East Africa

In light of recent growth in the off-grid energy sector due to the falling costs of solar PV technology, this paper considers barriers and opportunities for off-grid sector development in four countries in East Africa—Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda—with off-grid sectors that are varying in their maturity.

Marc Jeuland, Samuel Abera, Peter Babyenda, Abebe D. Beyen, Gabriel Hinju, Richard Mulwa, Jonathan Phillips