Delegação da União Europeia na Guiné-Bissau

Providing Solar Home Systems (SHS) to the rural and peri-urban population of the region of Gabú in east Guinea-Bissau on a fee-for-service basis

31/08/2017 - 14:32

The proposed action involves setting up a company in Gabú to provide solar electricity to the rural, off-grid local population.

The specific objective of the action is that, 4 years after the start of the action, about 3 000 households and enterprises (approximately 27 300 people reached) will be using completely installed solar home systems (SHS), on a sustainable fee-for-service basis allowing them to have a clean source of lighting and to use mobile phones, televisions and radios.


Total Cost (EUR): 3 350 000

EU contracted amount (EUR): 2 500 000

Duration: November 2011 - November 2015

Implementing organisation: STICHTING RURAL ENERGY SERVICES

Funding Instrument: European Development Fund (EDF)

Benefitting zone: Guinea-Bissau

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