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Solar Energy Irrigation Systems

SPIS Training opportunity (second intake); From May to July 2020, GBE Benin reacted to the COVID-19 lockdown in the country by taking their training activities online; partner solar companies were offered access to a web-based training course on solar powered irrigation.

Call for Project Proposals in the Decentralized Renewable Energy Sector for Facilitating Access to Finance

The GBE Benin project facilitates access to finance for local developers of decentralised renewable energy projects, through technical assistance and linkages with business development service providers and financial institutions.

Mapping of private health centers for electrification

In Benin, the GBE project is mapping non-electrified private health centers in order to facilitate their access to electricity through the Fee-for-service model. As traditional off-grid electrification approaches have shown their limitations, this model has been developed for the sustainable electrification of socia…

Production of Standardized and Accessible Fabric Masks

Green People’s Energy Mozambique supports the production of standardized and accessible fabric masks to promote safety measures and income generation for small-scale producers as part of its component on Productive Use of Energy. The distribution of masks will include recommendations for their use as well as awarene…

First Productive Use of Energy idea Competition for the Private Sector

In response to the great relevance of off-grid energy for productive use (PUE), Green People’s Energy Uganda, launched the first PuE Idea Competition for the Private Sector in late May. Solar distributors, project developers and operators of PuE technologies were invited to apply. Successful applicants are eligible…

Sustainable electrification of social institutions in Benin

One in four health centers in Africa does not have access to electricity. This applies to every social institution; particularly in Benin. The GBE Benin project aims to develop the market for decentralized renewable energy in rural areas by promoting energy-as-a-service business models. To increase awareness, GBE Be…