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OVERVIEW OF SUPPORT : 1. Accelerating development of priority regional power project to sustainably bridge the demand/supply gap the region is experiencing
2. Increasing electricity access through renewable energy development
3. Reducing congestion in the SAPP network
4. Interconnecting remaining SAPP countries
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Pretoria, South Africa

Reynold Duncan
Project/Programme Start End Financial Support Type of Support DAC/CRS Code Partners/Co-financing
No 1: Southern Africa Power Pool - Programme for Accelerated Transformational Energy Projects
2014-11-01 2019-11-01 - - Technical assistance for preparation of priority regional energy projects.
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No 2: Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program, Lesotho
2016-04-01 2017-03-01 - - Technical assistance for preparation of an investment plan for for scaling up renewable - -
No 3: Scaling-up Solar, Zambia

No 4: Malawi- Mozambique Interconnector

No 5: Kafue-Muzuma-Victoria Falls Regional Transmission Line Reinforcement
2016-09-01 0000-00-00 - - Partial Risk Guarantee to support private developers

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Expected outcome, indicators of project/programme in ICP Regional Energy Support:

1. SAPP TA: 3 priority regional projects whose preparation is advanced

2. Lesotho SREP: Investment Plan completed and priority projects decided

3. Zambia Interconnection: Reduced power interruptions, increased access and regional trade

Achievements, indicators of project/programme in ICP Regional Energy Support:

1.World Bank approved a US$20 million IDA grant. Sweden plan to contribute an additional amount (for SAPP and EAPP). The aim is to have a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for SAPP and EAPP

2. For SAPP, a project unit, reporting to SAPP Coordination Centre, has been established in Johannesburg and its staffing is complete.

3. SREP has indicated financing Lesotho dependent on the Investment Plan

4. Malawi/Mozambique Interconnection is under preparation

5. Zambia regional transmission project is underway - targets not yet achieved

Outcomes/Results in ETG Action Plan, indicators: