5th ACP-EU Energy Facility Seminar - Brussels - Belgium

 

The Energy Facility: Impact and future perspectives


Brussels 26-27 April 2012
Diamant Conference Centre


Programme and Presentations


THURSDAY 26TH APRIL 2012


Welcome address:

Pablo Leunda Martiarena, Head of Sector, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit, European Commission.

Mrs Christiane Leong, Expert in charge of the development of Infrastructures and Economic Services, Département du Développement Economique Durable et Commerce, Secrétariat du Groupe des Etats d'Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique (ACP).

Presentation of the participants and the Energy Facility Team in DEVCO C5.


The Energy Facility activities in general:

The Call for Proposals (Alessandro Bianciardi, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)
Assistance to Power Pools (Cristina Traini, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)
Pooling Mechanism (Severina Markova, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)
Support to Governance – the EUEI-PDF (Nicolas Lambert, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)


Energy Facility II

Lessons learnt from Energy Facility I (Annegrete Lausten, Danish Energy Management, TA for the monitoring of the 9th EDF Energy Facility)
Progress to date and forthcoming activities (Mercedes Marin, Danish Energy Management, TA for the monitoring of the 10th EDF Energy Facility)


Technical seminar: Promotion of good practices in project implementation


Monitoring and Evaluation:

Results of Mid Term Review of the 9th EDF Energy Facility, (Alessandro Bianciardi, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)
Projects' Mid-term and Final Evaluation (Annegrete Lausten, DEM)


Indicators:

Indicators for the Measurement of Impact (Anise Sacranie, TA for the monitoring of the Energy Facility, Danish Energy Management)
Monitoring plan, including project case study (Tantely Rakotoarimanana, La Fondation TANY MEVA, "Pico-hydro électricité au service du développement rural (PHEDER)", Madagascar)


Procurement

Procurement in energy projects (preparation, timing, etc.). Brief introduction (Mercedes Marin, DEM)

Some problems encountered during the implementation of projects (Jean Baptiste Fauvel, Delegation of the EU to Burkina Faso)


Sharing knowledge and experience

ACP-EU EF Position Papers (Nicolas Lambert, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)
Communication/dissemination tools developed in the Energy Facility Monitoring - Website, newsletter, case studies, Thematic Fiches, (Anise Sacranie, DEM)
Capacity4Dev website (Joao Nolasco, DG Development Cooperation, Energy Unit)



FRIDAY 27TH APRIL 2012


General introduction to Thematic Sessions (Mercedes Marin, DEM)


Thematic Sessions:


I. Wind and Solar

Solar PV: Fasil Tsegaye Abebe, Plan International Ethiopia, "Community Managed Renewable Energy for Rural Ethiopia (CMRE)";

Wind: Sandrine Duchaine, Fondation Énergies pour le Monde, « RESOUTH », Madagascar.

Conclusions presented by the rapporteur, Alexandre Castellano, Cooperazione Internazionale, Malawi.


II. Small hydro

Mario Eduardo Batsana, FUNAE "Electrificaçào da Comunidade de Majaua", Mozambique;
Chandirekera Sarah Mutubuki-Makuyana, Practical Action, "Catalysing Modern Energy Service Delivery to Marginal Communities in Southern Africa, Malawi Mozambique, Zimbabwe".

Conclusions presented by the rapporteur, Joào Arsénio, TESE - Associaçào para o Desenvolvimento.


III. Biomass and Bio-fuels and Energy Efficiency

Briquettes: Kavita Rai, GVEP International, "Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) East Africa";
Supply side: Mone Van Geit, WWF-Be, "Eco Makala - Viabilisation durable de l'approvisionnement en bois-énergie des populations rurales riveraines de la ville de Goma » ;
Improved Stoves: Joseline Namara Kwesiga, GIZ, "Providing Access to Modern Energy in Northern Uganda – PAMENU"

Conclusions presented by the rapporteur, John Auguste, Ministry of Finance/Government of Grenada.


IV. Governance and grid extension

Grid extension: John Ulrich Fimpel, GIZ, programme d'électrification rurale par raccordement au réseau, Bénin;
Governance: Denis Rambaud-Méasson, IED, Renforcement du CLUB-ER

Conclusions presented by the rapporteur, Advera Mwijage, Rural Energy Agency, Tanzania.

Closure Speech

Mr. Klaus Rudischhauser (DEVCO) – Director for the Energy Unit of the Directorate General Development and Cooperation

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