Articles by Faisal Olanipekun
What’s the Most Efficient Way to Deploy Mini-Grid Distribution Infrastructure?: A Study Assesses Different Approaches — And Finds a Clear Winner
Mini-grids have emerged as a viable technology to accelerate energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, but if they hope to become commercially sustainable, their profitability and distribution infrastructure must improve. Tombo Banda, Charles Sweetland and Faisal Olanipekun at CrossBoundary share the preliminary results of a Mini-Grid Innovation Lab study that explores the most efficient ways to deploy a distribution grid, highlighting the benefits and challenges of different approaches.