Under Construction
Country Sector Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Title Commitment in UA Status Signature Date
Multinational Power Sovereign Multinational - Nigeria-Niger-Benin-Burkina Faso Power Interconnection Project 36,500,000 Implementation
Djibouti Power Sovereign Djibouti – Geothermal Exploration Project in the Lake Assal Region 10,740,000 Implementation
Multinational Power Sovereign Multinational - Projet d’interconnexion électrique Cameroun- Tchad (composante Tchad) 27,500,000 Implementation
Madagascar Power Sovereign Madagascar - Etude de faisabilité du projet de renforcement et d'interconnexion des réseaux de transport d'énergie électrique 1,000,000 Implementation
Multinational Power Sovereign Multinational - 225KV Guinea-Mali Electricity Interconnection Project 30,000,000 Implementation
Multinational Power Sovereign Multinational - 225KV Guinea-Mali Electricity Interconnection Project 30,000,000 Implementation
Mali Power Sovereign Mali - Mini Hydropower Plants and Related Distribution Networks Development Project (PDM-Hydro) 20,000,000 Implementation

REPORTS

03 Dec 2018

DREI: Off-Grid Electrification (2018)

DREI: Off-Grid Electrification

Worldwide, around 1 billion people currently lack access to electricity, the vast majority in rural areas. A real opportunity exists to now meet this challenge with private sector solutions for off-grid renewable energy, either via solar-battery mini-grids or solar home systems.

This report, Derisking Renewable Energy Investment: Off Grid Electrification, expands the DREI framework to private-sector models for solar-battery mini-grids. DREI is an innovative, quantitative framework to assist policymakers to cost-effectively promote private sector investment in renewable energy in developing countries.

The report sets out a theory of change, introduces key concepts/tools and methodological steps, and includes two illustrative case studies in Uttar Pradesh (India) and Kenya. The report demonstrates how targeted derisking measures can result in significant reductions in tariffs, and daily energy spend, for end-users.  

The report is accompanied by a financial Excel tool on mini-grid sizing and levelised costs.

UNDP has developed the report in partnership with ETH Zurich.