Kenyan solar power projects are designed to be available to individual consumers in rural areas, but funding remains scarce despite the market’s potential.

Importing a finished solar pack capable of generating electricity with of a solar panel, batteries and an inverter costs $800 along with a $40 governmental inspection, but importing the components to manufacture these products raises their cost significantly above market prices.

Despite solar power costs plummeting 60 percent since 2005 in the international market

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