French Development Agency (AFD) and the German Development Agency (KfW) are providing €40 million in financing, half of which will be used to finance solid waste management in the Togolese capital. This loan is part of the fourth phase of the Lomé Urban Environment Project (PEUL IV) which aims to improve the living conditions of 2 mln inhabitants.
In Togo, the authorities are cancelling the payment of import duties on electric vehicles. These vehicles will now benefit from government approval as part of a policy to accelerate the green economy in this West African country.
Launched in 2019, the business built and integrated into solar panels a system that extends its battery life. According to the young entrepreneur, this system combines several innovative technologies that facilitate the daily lives of people, in rural areas mostly, both relating to their work and access to power.
In Togo, the German Agency for International Development Cooperation (GIZ) is investing 540 million CFA francs, more than 825,000 euros, to electrify at least 10,000 people in rural areas.
Bboxx and EDF are involved in the government’s CIZO scheme to boost access to power in Togo. As part of the program, the British startup provides solar panels to households and SMEs, as well as solar-powered pumps to farmers. So far, it has impacted more than 200,000 Togolese people.
The government of the African republic of Togo has awarded a €45m contract for the supply and installation of 50,000 connected solar streetlights in several thousand non-electrified rural villages.
The council of ministers of Togo set up last Saturday, a new fund, called Tinga, to facilitate access for electricity to low-income households.
Health facilities in 20 Togolese localities will now be connected to KYA-Energy’s solar mini-grids. The project was supported by a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Power Africa initiative.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) financing was approved at its 342nd Board of Directors meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is a loan of 17.38 million euros for the electrification of rural areas of Togo through small autonomous solar power plants, connected to mini-grids.
Under the agreement, BBOXX will first proceed to a market study to find out people’s needs and preferences. The pilot phase will follow and here, the British firm will supply the phones to civil servants and public workers.