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The Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia and the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to monitor and support the country’s electrification efforts through data collection and analysis.

In particular, the MoU outlines a joint effort to leverage the Edison data platform. The platform was originally developed to monitor and support Zambia’s broader electrification efforts with advanced data collection and analysis on behalf of the Rural Electrification Authority (REA). This underscores both organizations’ commitment to promoting and engendering access to modern, clean energy for rural and underserved Zambians.


The REA has the mandate to provide electricity infrastructure to Zambia’s rural areas using appropriate technologies and they aim to increase the country’s electrification rate to 51% by 2030. Over the next few years the Authority is the focal point of a number of initiatives including capital subsidy support, solar, mini-grid and hydro projects meant to …