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Power to the people: village points to a future without Eskom-style giants

Village-level solar power energises Malawian community, and in the process provides a model for rural Africa

21 April 2022 - 19:43 By Eldson Chagara

A solar mini-grid in rural Malawi is powering maize mills and, a sunflower oil facility and will help a welder in a nearby village expand his business, showing that centralised grid systems are not Africa’s only route towards low-carbon power...

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