Haiti: Renewable Energy for All (WB-P156719)

Countries
  • Haiti
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Oct 25, 2017
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Borrower
MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, MEF
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 19.62 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 8, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Apr 20, 2017


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Project Description
From the World Bank: The development objective of the Renewable Energy (RE) for All Project for Haiti is to scale-up renewable energy investments in Haiti in order to expand and improve access to electricity for households, businesses, and community services. The project comprises of two components. The first component, grid-connected distributed RE will initiate the scaling up of on-grid RE investments in Haiti, by demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of injecting solar photovoltaic (PV) generation into electricity of Haiti (EDH) grids and developing a supportive policy and regulatory environment for private sector-driven RE investments. It consists of following sub-components: (i) demonstration pilot solar PV investments; and (ii) technical assistance and enabling framework for RE scale up. The second component, off-grid distributed RE will extend access to clean and modern energy services to households, communities, and enterprises that are not served by EDH by deploying a wide range of off-grid electrification options. It consists of following sub-components: (i) RE municipal grids; (ii) RE for productive and community use; (iii) distributed systems; and (iv) capacity building and technical assistance.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Financed through a Strategic Climate Fund Grant
Contact Information
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