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Mid-Term Evaluation: Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son Province project

Date: 2013 Client: UNDP/GEF Location: Thailand Robert Aitken was the international consultant on the mid-term evaluation of the ‘Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son province’ project. This 5-year, $2,7 million project aims at removing the barriers to renewable energy in the very rural and quite impoverished Mae Hong Son province. The mid-term evaluation assessed […]

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Integrating grid- and off-grid energy service delivery

Date: 2012-2013 Client: Department of Energy (DoE) and Kreditanstalft fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) Location: South Africa Outcome: Restio was contracted by the Department of Energy and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) to undertake a review of the off-grid household population in the Eastern Cape and to develop a sustainable platform for integrating grid and off-grid electrification planning at […]

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Off-grid project definition and development – South Africa

Date: 2000 – 2004 Client: KfW (German Development Bank) & South African Department of Energy Location: South Africa Outcome: RAPS (of which Restio previously formed part) with lead consultant DECON developed a comprehensive project design document for an off-grid electrification project in rural Eastern Cape province (20 million Euros). Restio Energy conducted a socio-economic baseline […]

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Technical review of off-grid energy service company

Date: 2003 Client: KES Location: South Africa Outcome: Restio Energy has undertaken a detailed technical review of the EDF and TOTAL JV (Kwazulu Energy Services) Solar Home System delivery operations in Kwazulu-Natal. At the time this was a 3000 system fee-for-service operation, using 50 Wp modules

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Feasibility study for rural electrification in the Sofala province, Mozambique.

Date: 2004 – 2006 Client: SCR International Location: Mozambique Outcome: The general assignment relates to the Energy Sector Program Support (ESPS) signed between the governments of Denmark and Mozambique, which has a key focus on using energy as an instrument for poverty alleviation. The more specific task entails a ‘post-feasibility’ assessment which will enable Danida […]

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Energy Access Project – Lesotho

Date: 2007 – 2008 Client: European Union Energy Initiative/GTZ Location: Lesotho Outcome: The overall objective of this project is to significantly improve access to clean, reliable and affordable energy for cooking, lighting and productive use in rural and peri-urban areas of Lesotho. The immediate objective is a detailed, implementable programme describing how energy needs of […]

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