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

Microcredits facilitate the purchase of solar systems

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With the help of adapted microcredits, small-scale farmers take energy supply into their own hands.

Solar cooperative – growing faster together

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Ugandan solar companies organise themselves in a cooperative to benefit from each other.

Training of technicians for PV systems

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With trained solar technicians, Ethiopia can use the sun as an energy source.

Young Malians learn about renewable energy

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Renewable energy as well as sales and maintenance of technical systems open up futures for young trainees.

Using Solar Power in Coffee Production

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Using solar drying systems, Kenya’s coffee farmers can improve the quality of beans, reduce labour input and achieve higher prices.

Eye clinic counts on reliable solar power

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The MICEI Institute for Ophthalmology in Cameroon counts on solar energy. This secures the energy supply, reduces costs and allows more treatments.

Solar park secures award winning radio station

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Radio Pacis produces its own electricity, while also providing a supply to the public power grid.

Training courses on small-scale solar cooling systems

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Through practice-oriented training courses, young people in Kenya learn about small-scale solar cooling systems and can use this knowledge for a better future.

Energy through domestic biogas plants

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Biogas plants can ensure the energy supply for 75 percent of Ethiopia’s population and also protect their health.

Cheap water thanks to solar energy

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Thanks to a solar-powered pump, this vocational school in Tanzania can now cover its water needs and save on electricity costs and reduce its carbon emissions.