The workbook aims to assist developers of Solar PV based mini-grids (the “Mini Grid Developer”) and owners of the productive use enterprise such as CBOs, rural entrepreneurs or mini-grid developers (the “Mill Owner”) in determining the financial feasibility of milling as a productive use activity

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Clean Energy Mini – Grids are isolated electricity grids powered by renewable or hybrid sources. Given the actual distribution of the unconnected population in Africa, and the cost of extending the central networks to reach remote settlements, the development of Clean Energy Mini-Grids (also called Green Mini Grids) is an important part of the regional and national strategies to achieve universal access to electricity services.

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A new Rocky Mountain Institute report, Minigrids in the Money: Six Ways to Reduce Minigrid Costs by 60% for Rural Electrification, describes the barriers that minigrids currently face in reaching this potential and lays out a prospective pathway to address them and to bring minigrids to scale. The promise of minigrids is illustrated by looking at two typical and neighboring off-grid communities in central Nigeria.

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