Off-grid Solar Home System Programme South Africa



This project aims at provide access to solar home systems for lighting and other basic electrical needs, to remote areas far from the national grid which are technically and/or economically difficult to electrify. The government provides subsidy support for the programme by providing both a capital cost subsidy for the price of the unit and operational cost subsidies for on-going maintenance

Main Donor

South Africa Government

Implementing Actor

Public private partnership between the Department of Energy and private companies (Private sector)