Status of initiative: N/a
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.
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.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
25,916,000 USD
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, Brazil, Timor Leste
Date of completion: 2014
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Luis Faria,

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