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Assessment of Pico Hydro as an Option for Off-Grid Electrification in Kenya

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P. Maher, N.P.A. Smith, A.A. Williams
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This paper discusses off-grid electrification options for low-income households in rural Kenya. Topics addressed include the recent introduction of pico hydro schemes (schemes of fewer than five kilowatts), the details of the implementation of two community schemes, and the costs involved.