The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) announces the results of a competition
organised with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support growth in the
Kakuma and Kalobeyei refugee camps in Kenya. The winners of the competition include
two clean energy providers.
Six companies are winners of the IFC/AECF competition in two categories. The two solar
energy providers came out on top in the Private Sector Window (PSW) category. Renewvia
Energy Kenya, a subsidiary of the US-based Renewvia Energy. The company is very active in Kenya through its solar mini-grid electrification projects. Renewvia Energy Kenya wins the competition together with
Sunken, a company based in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, and providing solar energy for
lighting and water pumping.