Solar photovoltaic (PV) is one of the technologies that REA promotes for rural electrification and solar water heater technology, mainly for urban buildings to replace or complement electric water heaters in order to save peak electric energy. Development of the solar PV systems is done in the following categories

GTZ supported Energy Advisory project (GTZ/EAP)
Under ERT: this is specifically the performance grants administered by the private sector Foundation (PSF), support of social services and the PV traget market approach which focuses on extending consumer subsidies and micro credits