GUIDELINES ON ELECTIFICATION OF PRIMARY SCHOOLS

RESPONSIBILITY OF RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROJECT

In implementation of the project's, R.E.A will undertake the following:

  • Construction of the power line connecting the school
  • Commissioning of the project jointly with Kenya Power
  • Provision of service cable and meter box
  • Issuance of an exemption letter to the school
  • The wiring of at least one classroom with provision of a main switch, 12 sockets and 2 – 4 flourescent lighting tubes.

For off grid connections - Solar Photovoltaic Installations

  • Provision of solar Photovoltaic Unit and accessories
  • Wiring of at least one classroom
  • Ensure the contractor issues the school with a wiring certificate

RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HEAD TEACHER IN ENSURING CONNECTION

  • Apply to Kenya Power for metering
  • Payment of meter deposit to Kenya Power, attaching the following documents;

Attach;

  • Wiring certificate
  • School Registration Certificate

  • School Pin No. Certificate
  • Cash deposit slip of meter deposit
  • Offer security to the installed transformer

FOR SOLAR INSTALLATION

To carry out basic maintenance of the solar systems which include;

  • Check water levels of the batteries
  • Cleaning the Solar PV panels
  • Offer security to the solar installation, equipment and accessories

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Rural Electrification Authority,

Kawi House,South C

P. O. Box 34585 – 00100

Nairobi, Kenya.

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Hotline Numbers

(+254) 709193000 /3600

info@rea.co.ke , complaints@rea.co.ke