Masdars 600 Solar Home Systems project
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
Progress reports
Goal 7
600 household Off Grid / Solar Home System (SHS) plus appliances.

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2013
UAE Task Force, Masdar
Contact information
Eng. Rashed Obaid Al Dhaheri , Head, Special Projects, raldhaheri@masdar.ae
United Nations