RESPITE – a $311 million regional project supported by the World Bank and approved on December 20, 2022, with legal agreements signed – aims to rapidly increase grid-connected renewable energy capacity and strengthen regional integration in the participating countries.
The Chadian government has announced additional funding of 5 billion CFA francs (more than €7.6 million) for the implementation of the Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project in semi-urban and rural areas (PAEPA SU MR). The funding is being provided by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through its implementing agency AfDB.
The Chad Energy Access Scale Up Project (PAAET), supported by the World Bank, aims to help Chad boost electricity access. It is planned to electrify about 1,000,000 households via SHS. Private suppliers will be invited to bid for supply and sale of SHS in selected regions of the country. The lowest bid will be awarded with a contract for RBF.
he financing will enable the deployment of ZIZ’s photovoltaic solar power access solutions in cities, territories and for business.
The UNDP is funding the project with more than $3 million, or about 1.8 billion CFA francs.
This financial boost will be used to deploy the American company in Chad.
The devices use batteries made in New York and are adapted for rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa, OPIC said last week.