Mini-grids Developers & Financiers Market Sounding Workshop
The Government of Lesotho (GoL), under the auspices of the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), is pleased to announce an exceptional opportunity for private sector engagement in the electrification of Lesotho’s households through mini-grids. This groundbreaking initiative is an integral component of the Lesotho Renewable Energy and Energy Access Project (LREEAP), supported by funding from the World Bank. The primary objective of this project is to enhance electricity access in rural and peri-urban areas of Lesotho in alignment with the Lesotho Energy Policy 2015- 2025, emphasizing affordable, sustainable energy with minimal environmental impact.
Under Component 2: Rural Electrification by Mini-grids, which boasts a substantial funding allocation including IDA US$10 million equivalent, SREP Loan US$8 million, and SREP Grant US$2 million, the Government of Lesotho, through LREEAP, is dedicated to supporting the electrification of regions where mini-grids offer the most economically efficient solution, as substantiated by the Electrification Master Plan (EMP) and rigorous geo-spatial analysis.
Invitation to Mini grids Market Sounding Workshop:
We cordially invite all private solar energy developers and Financiers who share our vision for sustainable electrification to participate in the forthcoming workshop. This pivotal event is scheduled for the 26th of October, 2023, at the Avani Lesotho, and will run from 09:00 AM to 14:00 PM. Morning tea and lunch will be served.
For online participation follow the link: Zoom link
For Further Information:
For additional details or inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out to Procurement Specialist Mr. John Neo Lekhotla, who can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +26658044104. You may also visit our Procurement office at the following address:
Lesotho Renewable Energy and Energy Access Project (LREEAP)
House No. 242, Corner of Koekoe & Manong Rd., Hillsview, Maseru.
Join us in ushering Lesotho into a brighter, sustainable energy future. Your participation is essential in bringing electricity and progress to our nation’s undeserved communities. Together, we can make a lasting impact.