Regional ACP-EU Energy Facility Seminar – Nairobi

EF I Projects at mid-term: Implementation and achievements to date

23 – 24 March 2011
Jacaranda Hotel
Nairobi, Kenya

Programme and Presentations

23 March: The Energy Facility

Introduction

– Ongoing-planned EU funded actions in the energy sector in Kenya by Mr. Bernard Rey, Head of Operations, Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Kenya
Activities of the Government/donor coordination group in the energy sector by Ms. Maitane Concellon, AFD (Agence Française de Développement), Chair of the group

Energy Facility I and II – Energy projects in ACP countries

EF activities in general and EF II call for proposal – first results, by Alessandro Bianciardi DEVCO C7
Power Pools projects, by Cristina Traini, DEVCO C7
The Pooling Mechanism, by Cristina Traini, DEVCO C7

Progress and results till date of the Energy Facility I

Presentation by Annegrete Lausten, Danish Energy Management

The Energy Facility experience in offering new services for final users / beneficiaries.

Technical solutions: Presentations by selected Energy Facility projects

Hydro-power: “HydroBioPower”, Ethiopia, by Stefano Stirpe, LVIA

Pico Hydro: “Providing access to modern energy for northern Uganda (PAMENU)”, Uganda, by Oscar Onguru, GIZ

Biogas: “Up scaling the Smaller Biogas Plants for Agricultural Producers and Processors”, Kenya, by Kenda Mwenja, GIZ

Biogas: “HydroBioPower”, Ethiopia, by Stefano Stirpe, LVIA

Wind: “Somalia Energy and Livelihood Project”, Somalia, by Patrick Balla, Adventist Development and Relief Agency

Solar PV: “Promoting Use of Sustainable Energy in Wajir District”, Kenya, by Hassan Gabow, Arid Land Development Focus

Stoves: “Providing access to modern energy for northern Uganda (PAMENU)”, Uganda, by Oscar Onguru, GIZ

Stoves and briquette making: “Developing Energy Enterprise Project (DEEP)”, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, by Daniel Macharia, GVEP International

Biofuel – Jatropha: “Upscaling access to integrated modern energy and services for poverty reduction”, Tanzania, by Leonard Pesambili, TaTEDO

24 March: Promotion of good practices in implementation of projects in the energy sector in ACP countries

Information and guidance on the Technical Assistance for Energy Facility Monitoring

Presentation by Annegrete Lausten, Danish Energy Management

Procurement process

Presentation by Morten Søndergaard, Danish Energy Management
– Procurement: “Somalia Energy and Livelihood Project”, Somalia by Minyu Mugambi, ADRA Somalia / ADRA UK
– Procurement: “Upscaling access to integrated modern energy and services for poverty reduction”, Tanzania by Minda Groeneveld-Jusay, HIVOS

Indicators of Energy Facility projects

Presentation by Anise Sacranie, Danish Energy Management

Governance/policy

Presentation by Annegrete Lausten, Danish Energy Management
– Governance: “Somalia Energy and Livelihood Project”, Somalia, by Patrick Balla, ADRA Somalia / ADRA UK
– Governance: “Up scaling the Smaller Biogas Plants for Agricultural Producers and Processes”, Kenya, by Prisca Githuka and Rodda Kilonsi, KENFAP

Sustainability and Replication beyond the end of the project
Community involvement

Presentation by Morten Søndergaard, Danish Energy Management
– Community Involvement: “Providing access to modern energy for northern Uganda (PAMENU)”, Uganda, by Oscar Onguru, GIZ
– Community Involvement: “Community Assisted Access to Sustainable Energy (CASE) Project”, Rwanda, by Ndolomina Prudence, CARE International in Rwanda

Affordability/Willingness to pay for energy services

Presentation by Annegrete Lausten, Danish Energy Management
– Affordability: “Up scaling the Smaller Biogas Plants for Agricultural Producers and Processes”, Kenya, by Kenda Mwenja, GIZ
– Affordability: “Best-Ray (Bringing energy services to Tanzanian rural areas)”, Tanzania, by Matteo Leonardi, Oikos East Africa

Incentives: Use of incentives to include energy as a promoter for local development

Presentation by Anise Sacranie, Danish Energy Management
– Incentives: “Developing Energy Enterprise Project (DEEP)”, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, by James Wakaba, GVEP International
– Incentives: “Best-Ray (Bringing energy services to Tanzanian rural areas)”, by Elizabeth Ngajilo, Oikos East Africa

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