The 9 Focus Countries of the Initiative

The nine focus countries are: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia

EthiopiaBeninCôte d’IvoireGhanaMozambiqueNamibiaZambiaSenegalUganda

Featured Projects

Secure energy for health center through solar hybrid system 

The intelligent PV system makes hospital operating rooms safer

Public-private partnerships and CO2 financing strengthen electrification of municipalities 

Sustainable financing mechanisms provide Beninese communities with additional access to clean energy.

Foundation promotes solar technologies for farmers 

The “Maa Green Energy” project aims to kick-start the local market for solar products

Technician network extends life cycles of solar lights 

Repairing solar lights opens up a new, sustainable business for local technicians in Zambia

An app brings together solar technicians and operators in rural areas

The Tukole Solar Project aims to improve the maintenance of solar systems in rural areas and make it easier for customers and solar technicians to meet.

Energy Generation trains solar technicians

Supporting young entrepreneurs in West Africa Energy Generation provides 60 young apprentices with a promising professional future.

Energy cooperative empowers women

The partners want to address, involve, qualify and integrate women in particular into the project.

Energy cooperatives to empower Ethiopian women

A concept is being developed for the creation of an energy cooperative.

Electricity for IT rooms in five schools

The organisation Pamodzi Ndi Ana equips schools with computers and photovoltaic systems. But it is not only the pupils who benefit from this.

Greenhouses create secure jobs for women

Thanks to solar-irrigated greenhouses, solar cooling and innovative marketing, women farmers in northern Malawi can triple their income.

Solar system ensures light, water and productivity

Just a few kilowatt hours of electricity improves the lives of around 1,800 villagers in Benin.

S4H Project: Solar Energy for Better Health Care

Thanks to solar power, three health centers can adequately store medicines, sterilize equipment, and better care for pregnant women and newborns.