Updated on: Nov 12, 2018
The national power grid serves 156 trading centers and is yet to reach 24 centers. The households using electricity for lighting constitute 17.7 per cent of the total households. The Last Mile Connectivity Program has helped upscale access for the rural households. The county has several learning institutions, health facilities and boreholes supported by solar energy .Being a semi-arid county, reliable sunshine throughout the year provides high potential for harnessing of solar energy. There are also opportunities of up-scaling biogas and wind energy.