Powering a Response: Off-Grid Solar’s Role in a Pandemic

“Given the limited reach of the national grids in many sub-Saharan African countries, off-grid solar will continue to be a necessary part of health facilities’ electrification plans. Additionally, as households and businesses adjust to the various disruptions the pandemic is causing, off-grid solar can help bridge the gap and provide solutions to the non-health related issues the pandemic brings.”

via USAID

Off-grid solar companies draw on Ebola lessons to respond to COVID-19

“Chief Executive Officer of LIB Solar noted that to protect staff and customers, his company ‘reverted to Ebola procedures two weeks before the first reported case of COVID-19 in the country.'”

via USAID

Powering Sub-Saharan Africa’s COVID-19 Response – Transmission & Distribution

“Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is bolstering electricity transmission and distribution networks across sub-Saharan Africa. Improved access to electricity strengthens our partner countries’ self-reliance and capacity to manage COVID-19.”

via USAID

Powering Sub-Saharan Africa’s COVID-19 Response – Beyond the Grid

“Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is increasing access to electricity for health centers and communities across sub-Saharan Africa. Improved access to electricity strengthens our partner countries’ self-reliance and capacity to manage COVID-19.”

via USAID

Powering the COVID-19 Response on Uganda’s Bugala Island

“Through Power Africa and USAID, the United States Government is increasing access to electricity for health centers and communities across Uganda. Improved access to electricity strengthens Uganda’s self-reliance, and capacity to manage COVID-19.”

via USAID