Date: 2011 – 2012 Client: World Bank Location: South Africa Outcome: Restio Energy was the recipient of a World Bank grant to promote access to improved biomass stoves in South Africa. The grant provided support to Restio Energy in order to develop a sustainable business platform for the distribution of improved cook stoves throughout South Africa.
Date: 2012 – 2013 Client: Millennium Challenge Corporation Location: Tanzania Outcome: Restio Energy has been contracted to assist with the Supervision of the Kigoma PV programme. The programme is an SSMP-type initiative with a base-load of PV installations at public facilities such as schools, clinics and village markets as well Beach Management Units. The initiative contains a strong […]
Date: 2013 Client: Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP) Location: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Outcome: The Developing Energy Enterprises Programme – East Africa (DEEP-EA) provides the crucial support needed to enable the development of a sustainable and widespread industry of micro- and small energy enterprises. The evaluation set out to gauge the impact of the European Commission-funded programme and […]
Date: 2001-2005 Client: SA Government, Nuon (Dutch Utility) Location: South Africa Outcome: Restio Energy assisted significantly in the establishment of Nuon RAPS Utility, a partnership between RAPS Pty Ltd and Nuon (a Dutch Utility company), which is currently operating an off-grid Utility in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. NuRa has been operational since December 2001, and […]
Date: 2006 Client: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Location: South Africa Outcome: Restio Energy completed a national (South Africa) questionnaire which would enable the ECA to develop a broad tool for up scaling access to energy resources in rural communities.
Date: 2006 – 2007 Client: UNDP/GEF Location: Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania & Botswana. Outcome: Restio Energy undertook independent evaluations of UNDP/GEF supported renewable energy market enabling activities in Uganda (UPPPRE) (2006), Malawi (BARREM) (2006) and Tanzania (2007). These programmes aim to grow the renewable energy market (in particular PV) through a range of activities, including: demonstration […]
- Restio leads SANEDI study on off-grid options in SA
- EU funds development of an Off-Grid Management Authority in SA
- Evaluation of the Capital Access programme in East Africa
- Collaboration with UCL on improving access to thermal energy services
- Working with the World Bank revising the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT) programme II in Uganda.
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