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Transformative Off-Grid Community Energy Hub – Qangwa Botswana

The project aims to deliver a transformative energy solution to an entire remote rural community of 500 households which will: 1) Provide a secure energy supply to local community facilities e.g. clinic, school, community offices which will form the basis of a commercially viable and affordable energy offer to local businesses and households 2) Provide solar PV street lighting to the village 3) Develop and demonstrate the methodology and benefits of remote metering and mobile payment technologies for off-grid energy in Botswana together with a recharging model 4) Test the implementation of a scaleable local sales, distribution and maintenance model

 

Project code: BTS12103

Project Type: Pilot

Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: Qangwa, Okavango, Botswana

Duration (months): 14

Organization: Videre Botswana

Type of Organization: Private Company

Country of lead applicant: Botswana

Website: http://videreglobal.com/

Status: ongoing