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Sustainable Electrification Program

2017 - 2023

Implementing agencies
Electricity of Djibouti (EDD)

African partners

Names of African partners involved
Government of Djibouti

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Grid connected generation

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Policy support / institution building, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing
Grant, Debt

Main objectives
To increase access to electricity in the targeted project area. The project aims to connect over 11 percent of poor inhabitants in the Republic of Djibouti to the grid and to develop a National Sustainable Electrification Program.

Main activities
The project comprises of two components. The first component, extension and densification of distribution systems will work in two phases. Phase one will finance the required infrastructure to connect 9,000 households of Balbala to the electricity grid and install 790 new streetlights. Phase two will focus on the electrification of the interior regions of Djibouti following the same technical design. The second component, technical assistance, capacity building, and program management will finance the drafting of a national SEP and relevant technical studies, including an action plan to support the Government of Djibouti



Contact information
In Washington William Stebbins Tel : +1 202 458 7883 In Djibouti Kadar Mouhoumed Omar Tel : +253-21 35-1090

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