Access to Energy for Development
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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Instituto EDP Brasil, Open to additional partners.
Progress reports
Goal 7
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).
Local Capacity Building of Community-Based Organizations (technical skills for maintenance and operational skills for fee-for-service) through training of 100 technicians.
Financing (in USD)
25,916,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2014
Instituto EDP Brasil, Open to additional partners.
Contact information
Luis Faria, Member of the Board, luism.faria@edp.pt
United Nations