Lesotho Scaling Renewable Energy Program (SREP) Investment Plan (IP) (WB-P160583)

  • Lesotho
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 9, 2016
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Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Development Planning
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  • Energy
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.30 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 3, 2016

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Project Description

The proposed development objective is to support the Government of Lesotho to prepare a renewable energy investment plan for consideration by the SREP for funding.
The project will provide support the GoL to prepare a renewable energy investment plan for consideration by the SREP for funding. The plan should be comprehensive, clear and effective in demonstrating how SREP resources and other donor and private sector financing would be used in Lesotho to overcome current obstacles to the wider penetration of renewable energy. The project will include two phases. Phase I will assess the potential and costs of applicable renewable energy technologies, prioritize potential interventions and facilitate discussions of these results with stakeholders. Based on the outcomes of Phase I, Phase II will develop the draft investment plan in for the prioritized renewable energy investments that can be undertaken.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Name: Ministry of Development Planning
Contact: Tlohelang Aumane
Title: Principal Secretary
Tel: 26663945994

Name: Miinistry of Energy, Mining and Water Affairs
Contact: Mokhethi Seitlheko
Title: Deputy Director
Tel: 26622323220

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