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Niger Solar Electricity Access Project (NESAP)

2017 - 2024

Implementing agencies
Sociéte Nigerienne d’Electricité (NIGELEC), Agence Nigérienne pour la Promotion de l'Electrification Rurale (ANPER), Direction Générale des Opérations Financières et des Réformes (DGOFR) - Ministry of Finance

African partners
Government, Other public body

Names of African partners involved
Nigerien Agency for the Promotion of Rural Electrification (ANPER), Nigerien Electricity Society (NIGELEC), Ministry of Finance

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs

Geographical scope

Countries where active
Niger Republic

Renewables, Electricity

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

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

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

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing
Grant, Debt

Main objectives
To increase access to electricity through solar energy in rural and peri-urban areas of the Republic of Niger. The project will be both a pilot for off-grid approaches and a financing instrument to scale-up the implementation of the off-grid component of the NES.

Main activities
Component 1: Market Development of Stand-alone Solar Systems Component 2: Rural Electrification through Service-based Solar Hybrid Mini-grids Component 3: Solar PV Hybridization of Isolated Thermal Mini-grids and Expansion of Access Component 4: Implementation Support and Technical Assistance



Contact information
David Vilar Ferrenbach Energy Specialist

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