Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) in Southern Africa

Increasing access to clean and affordable renewable energy technologies for productive use, promoting climate change mitigation measures in rural communities, create economic empowerment opportunities for women and promoting professionally managed DRE systems are the main objectives of a new project in Southern Africa.

The project ‘Improvement of Livelihoods in SADC Member States through the Adoption of Distributed Renewable Energy for Productive Use’ project is being implemented as a pilot for 24 months and it covers Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia and Zambia. It is being implemented under the Intra-African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) Programme through the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus.



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