EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum on 20 September in Nairobi

The fourth Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) will be held in Nairobi on Tuesday 20 September at the Hilton hotel.

The KEF concept has been developed by EEP as a main tool in sharing knowledge and experiences between EEP project developers and other stakeholders in the industry.

The positive feedback we received from you as EEP project developers on our earlier KEFs in Johannesburg (2014), Dar-es-Salaam (December 2015) and Windhoek enables us to present you an event that is specifically geared towards EEP project developers. It will see a combination of presentations on the current status of (renewable) energy in the region, options and possibilities for support to your respective projects, announcement of the EEP Project of the Year Award 2016 and of course ample opportunity to share experiences, learn from each other and to network.

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Notice Board – Sustainable Swaziland 35MW biomass plant

35MW BIOMASS PLANT AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY PROJECT IN SWAZILAND

Sustainable Swaziland – investment opportunity

Montigny holds 60 000 Ha. of FSC Certified Plantations. The company is currently in the process of agreeing partners to take the project from pre-feasibility to bankable feasibility and to invest in the plant’s construction and operations. Biomass from plantations and sawmills will power a 35 MW plant to be completed within 3 yrs. The plant can supply over 28% of Swaziland’s total electricity demand sustainably (displacing imported thermal power). The program will uplift the local economy by at least several hundred million Rand through job creation, increased local investment and a reduced reliance on imports. Montigny has signed an MoU with the Utility (SEC) and confirmed support from The Regulators.

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Montigny is also a project partner in the EEP funded project Maximizing Timber Waste for Energy Generation in Swaziland,  implemented by TechnoServe Swaziland (SWA7112). Check the project details here>>
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