ESMAP informed $6.1 billion in World Bank lending and leveraged more than $560 million from other financiers. 23.3 million people in Africa are now meeting their basic electricity needs through Lighting Africa. Key knowledge products…
December 31 2017
This report is the first major survey of Tanzania’s mini-grid sector. In it, we shed light on lessons from Tanzania that can help accelerate mini-grid deployment across countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our analysis points to three key…
October 2 2017
Increasing access to modern electricity services in Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the main development challenges facing the world over the next two decades. The rural economies are overwhelmingly dependent on agriculture; in fact,…
August 10 2017
This version of the ESMAP Business Plan has been laid out as follows: Overview, Program Proposal, and Grant Amount by Country. Click on the download link above and choose the section you are interested in.
July 1 2017
This report evaluates the use of rural electrification concessions in Africa. It provides a comprehensive overview of successful and failed cases and identifies the likely factors behind successes. The research was conducted in three…
June 26 2017
The ESMAP Annual Report 2016 takes a comprehensive look at ESMAP's programs, activities, and results for FY2016 and for the business plan cycle for FY2014-06.
January 1 2016