Solutions based on decentralized infrastructures and renewable energy sources are often the only feasible option for users with low energy demands in remote areas. The main objectives are:
- To contribute to the achievement of the MDGs in marginalised rural and urban areas in the poorest SSA countries, through improved energy access at local level
- To raise public and political support across the EU for a the European Union resolution on energy access for the poor and to ensure that support of energy access is turned into action.
Partners: Practical Action (United Kingdom), Stockholm Environment Institute (Sweden), EDUCON (Czech Republic) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain). Led by: Practical Action.
Funded by: EuropeAid. Code: DCI-NSA ED/2009/201-885. With the co-fundig of CCD - fons 0,7% UPC.
Start Date: 01.04.2010. Estimated date of completion: 01.04.2013.
Principal Investigator (PI): Enrique Velo