Subsidy Funding | Activity Status: Closed

Rural Electricity Access Expansion in Ethiopia

Overview

Ethiopia has one of the lowest electrification rates in Sub-Saharan Africa, with under 20 percent of the nations towns and villages electrified. GPOBA’s Electricity Access Rural Expansion project supported accelerating the pace of connections in electrified areas and fostering energy efficiency. The project provided a performance-based subsidy to the state-owned utility linked to the delivery of pre-agreed outputs, including the connection and provision of services on a sustainable basis to poor customers in rural areas.  

Results
60,000

Electricity connections

300,000

Number of beneficiaries