African Mini-Grids Community of Practice Concept Note

Posted April 10, 2018 at 10:22

The African Mini-Grids Community of Practice (AMG-CoP) was convened in June 2017 at the Africa Carbon Forum in Cotonou, Benin to provide a peer-to-peer working group for African government leaders committed to scaling up mini-grid policies and systems in their countries.

The AMG-CoP brings together African government representatives from departments such as the ministries of energy and environment, rural electrification agencies, and national energy commissions, with representatives from the private sector, academia, and international organizations that design, finance, and implement mini-grid systems. Country governments currently participating in the AMG-COP are: Ghana, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zambia. Experts, both regional and international, in specific areas – such as regulation, modeling, and finance – are called in for specific sessions requested by COP members. If you are interested in engaging with the AMG-COP or becoming a member please contact africasecretariat@ledsgp.org.

See the African Mini-Grids Community of Practice concept note here

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