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Rural Electrification Fund (Ethiopia)


Period
2003 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
Ministry of Water and Energy

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Government of Ethiopia

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Government of Ethiopia

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Ethiopia

Sectors
Renewables, Non Renewables, Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Debt

Main objectives
To provide loan and technical services for rural electrification projects carried out by private operators, cooperatives and local communities and more specifically for those projects operating on renewable energy sources; To encourage the utilization of electricity for production and social welfare purposes in rural areas.

Main activities
Concessional loans to diesel and renewable energy projects. Capital subsidies of 20-30% on the investment costs to renewable energy project developers on a reimbursement basis.

Comments

Sources
http://extwprlegs1.fao.org/docs/pdf/eth95550.pdf

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