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Online Conference “Sustainable and Scalable Minigrid Business Models”

January 23, 2023 @ 3:00 pm January 25, 2023 @ 6:00 pm CAT

About the event

A high-level policy dialogue was held to take stock of the latest advances in technology, regulation, business models, and financing, as well as relevant positive and negative experiences in the deployment of minigrids.


Videos of the online sessions are now available:

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To define key features of actionable regulatory business models for minigrids, which will enable the scaling up minigrids to support the achievement of SDG7.

Develop actionable recommendations that can be adopted by key decision makers at different levels of responsibility in the deployment of minigrids ad standalone solar systems.

Target audience

Minigrid developers, government representatives (particularly those working in the energy sector), representatives from development finance institutions, academia and anyone else with an interest in minigrids.

Event schedule

Speakers, moderators and panellists

Conference reading material

Working paper

The debates at the Conference will be maintained at expert level. The working paper below introduces the key topics to be discussed at the Conference. It contains a list of references and recommended reading materials which may be used as introductory readings prior to the Conference.

Stocktaking in the energy sector in Uganda – Electricity distribution, Final report

Example of an integrated electrification plan to achieve full electricity access by 2030 including a techno-economic plan, a definition of recommended business models and a comprehensive viable financial plan that encompasses the three electrification modes:

Presentation Slides

Presentation by AMDA

Lessons learned

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