Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Following the directives of UAE's leadership vision in supporting worldwide crises and in-need generations, Masdar is tasked to provide electrification program Helmand province in Afghanistan.

Implementation methodologies

By Supporting worldwide crises and in need generations.

A number of eight villages have been selected consisting of up to 600 households, each house will be provided with a stand alone system of a Solar Home System (SHS) plus appliances. This will ensure to provide the basic living needs each Afghani family can benefit.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


UAE Task Force, Masdar
600 household Off Grid / Solar Home System (SHS) plus appliances.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Location: Helmand province in Afghanistan
Date of completion: 2013
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Eng. Rashed Obaid Al Dhaheri ,

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