- Energy Access SMEs Development Project
Energy Access SMEs Development Project
Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic
|OPEC Fund for International Development
|Global Environment Facility, Pamir Energy Co., UNDP Tajikistan & Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Energy, Kyrgyz Republic, Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Tajikistan, Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Bishkek
|OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m)
|Total Project Cost (USDm)
The project seeks to enhance access to reliable, affordable and sustainable energy products and services for rural populations in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan through the promotion of scalable, private sector-led business models. It is expected to directly benefit approximately more than 30,000 people in 40 villages through improved energy access which includes; public buildings, households and private sector. (75% of which are located in Tajikistan, and 25% are in Kyrgyzstan). • In Tajikistan, the installation of solar PV plants with 1,5kWt to 3kWt capacity range to provide public buildings and private enterprises access to hot water and electricity in 7 districts out of the targeted 15 districts in 4 provinces are almost completed. • In Kyrgyzstan, 11 public buildings were planned to receive solar water heaters, heat pumps and PV systems. The project has managed to supply equipment and install the solar hot water system in 3 out of 11 public buildings. • Activities such as the country assessment and valuation of the capacity of the targeted villages, legislation tasks, training are almost completed.