M-Kopa solar provides affordable power to rural Kenya

Solar power has been an elusive idea for millions of Africans because of its high cost and slow technology, but experts say that it could become one of the cheapest sources of power as both startups and big businesses pay more attention to the rural market. Uche Okoronkwo takes us into Kenya’s Machakos County to find out how a company is providing affordable power using solar energy and changing lives


  1. calvo kagushte on September 21, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    kenya shillings

  2. TQ on September 21, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    This should be nationalised. Not owned by a British company.

  3. eaward forson on September 21, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    They’re using Africa to make money solar power sounds good but it doesn’t create job for the citizens power plants is the right way to go by having a big Power Plant it will create job houses and businesses will be connected to the power system instead of having a personal solar power personal solar power should be used as a backup power for an individual.

  4. Irene Davo on September 21, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Please watch video of Jim Nduruchi called Viola or Asiko or Francis

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