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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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The Productive Use Container

Date: 2005 – 2007 Client: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS), Nuon (Dutch Utility) and Novib (Oxfam Netherlands) Location: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) Outcome: Restio Energy was the project manager of the Productive Use Container initiative which saw the development and implementation of 6 Productive Use Containers (PUCs). The PUC concept was developed by Restio Energy […]

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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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Renewable and Hybrid Energy Access Project: Developing a Sustainability Framework

Date: 2007 – 2009 Client: South African National Energy Research Institute (SANERI)/Energy Development Corporation Location: South Africa Outcome: The aim of the project is to develop a management framework for Productive Use Renewable Energy (PURE) services that address the existing sustainability questions relating to technology, income generation, finance and administration. The initiative also produced an […]

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Productive Use of Renewable Energy Portal

The Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE) Portal was created to allow individuals and organisations engaged and interested in PURE to gain and share knowledge. The potential contribution of PURE to poverty alleviation and renewable energy mainstreaming makes it an area of great importance for all engaged in development and clean energy. Although this site has a Southern African […]

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