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Access to Energy for Development
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  • Submitted by: EDP Foundation
  • Topic: Energy
  • Keywords: training, solar solutions, fund raising
  • Location: Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, Brazil, Timor Leste
  • Date of completion: 2014
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Deliverable Date
Local Capacity Building of Community-Based Organizations (technical skills for maintenance and operational skills for fee-for-service) through training of 100 technicians. 2014
50.000 new beneficiaries of access to energy solutions for households/buildings and public spaces (SHS - Solar Home Systems; SL - Solar Lamps; SO - Solar Ovens; SSL - Solar Street Lamps). 2014
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $25,916,000
Instituto EDP Brasil, Open to additional partners.
Description/achievement of initiative
Installation of sustainable access to energy projects with solar solutions and capacity building in off-grid communities. Solutions for households, schools, clinics and public spaces.

Implementation methodologies
Projects will include the support to community based organizations for operation (fee-for-service model) and maintenance activities. Projects shall be submitted to Monitoring and Evaluation process. Fundraising of 20 million euros, until 2014, from public and private organisations.

For further information, please kindly refer to the following deliverables.

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