EU Support to The Energy Sector in Nigeria – Phase 1
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The objective of this project is to enable and foster investments in a domestic market for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and to improve access to electricity for disadvantaged (mostly rural) communities, also in conflict affected areas.
A strengthened policy and regulatory framework which is conducive to the provision of reliable and sustainable energy;
Implementation mechanisms to provide access for RE and EE, CO2 emissions reductions and scaling up sustainable business models in the sector;
Reduction of barriers for market and business development in the sector by strengthening technical market capacities and conducive frameworks;
Improved reliability of health and education services in three northern states through providing offgrid access to renewable energy to clinics and schools.
Building framework and pre-conditions in the RE/EE sector, to enable policy decisions, coherent electrification planning and to foster investment;
Improving access to electricity through RE and EE, scaling up sustainable business models;
Strengthening technical market capacities and conducive frameworks;
Improving reliability of health and education services in three northern states through renewable energy solutions.
Main accomplishments to date:
Both contracts signed: GIZ for NESP2 and DFID for Solar Nigeria;
NESP phase2 has been launched in the first quarter of 2018 and Implementation is underway;
First steering committee meeting for NESP2 is planned for July 2018;
Solar Nigeria site and load validation ongoing.
Source of funds: 11th EDF (CRIS ref: FED/2015/038-527)