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STP Power Sector Recovery Project

2016 - 2021

Implementing agencies
Agencia Fiduciaria de Administrador de Projeto (AFAP)

African partners

Names of African partners involved
Government of Sao Tome And Principe

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Multilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
World Bank, Government of Sao Tome & Principe

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
The objectives of the Power Sector Recovery Project for Sao Tome and Principe are to increase renewable energy generation and improve the reliability of the electricity supply.

Main activities
There are four components to the project, the first component being support for electricity institutional reform and sector planning. This component will finance a combination of capacity building, action plans, road maps, and studies that will: (a) strengthen the capacity of the regulatory agency, and (b) ensure planning of optimum investments needed to develop the power sector in Sao Tome and Príncipe, from electricity generation to the effective connection of end users. The second component is the strengthening the operational performance and governance of EMAE. The third component is the investing in enhanced reliability of electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. Finally, the fourth component is the project implementation support.



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