Renewable Energy Fund for off-grid solutions

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 21 April 2016

The Government has opened a Renewable Energy Fund Account with a 7.9 million Pula (bwp) grant from the Global Environment Fund as seed money. The Fund is aimed at subsidizing renewable energy technologies for off-grid solutions especially for applications including solar water heating and water pumping. The Department of Energy is preparing modalities of operationalizing the RE Fund, with priority placed on installing Solar Water Heaters, Solar Home Systems and Water Pumping Systems. Tenders to acquire consultancy services for the establishment of a ficing mechanism and protocols closed on 13 October 2015 and evaluation of the tenders is on-going.