VIDA for mini-grid site selection in Togo
Data-driven mini-grid tendering using Village Data Analytics
This case study shows how VIDA can support government planners and DFIs to prepare data-driven mini-grid tenders. In Togo, VIDA conducted a review of the quality of on-ground survey data collected from 317 potential mini-grid villages. Then, we illustrate how VIDA can complement on-ground survey data with additional information and mini-grid specific data analysis.
During this study, we found that survey parameters have weak correlations, making them unreliable to assess the viability of mini-grid sites. We have added our suggestions on:
how VIDA can enhance the quality of survey data with additional data
how its algorithm can analyze villages for mini-grid viability and
how VIDA can support the mini-grid tendering process reliably, at scale and at speed
VIDA REPORT TOGO (~2mb)