EDM gets $2.5M grant to support renewable energy in Mozambique

The funding will assist the national electricity company to provide financial support for technical, economic, environmental and social feasibility studies for the development of a solar floating power plant in Chicamba reservoir. In addition, it will support funding for a feasibility study for Energy Battery Systems Storage in up to 10 sites, as well as capacity building for EDM´s personnel; and support for tender preparation.


EDM Chairman Marcelino Gildo Alberto said they are excited to launch the activities under the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa in Mozambique, “which comes with a set of very strategic and innovative projects, that will contribute to diversify the energy matrix ad fund a study on storage needs, that will enable the development of more renewable energy projects,.


The support under SEFA also includes a robust capacity building programme, that will enable our personnel to develop strategic skills related to the development and management of renewable energy projects,” said Alberto.