Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Infrastructure investments
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:
Agency:Rural Electrification Agency
Legal References:Rural Electrification Fund Act [Chapter 13:20)

The Act allowed for the establishment of the Rural Electrification Fund Board responsible for holding and distribution of Rural Electrification Funds for all rural electrification projects countrywide. Allows for the expansion of the national electricity grid to rural government institutions, business centres and chief's homesteads on 100% subsidy and 60% subsidy on other connections. Also provides for decentralised electrication using renewable energy

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