As an independent consulting and engineering firm, IED has been involved in the provision of sustainable energy services since its creation in 1988. Our involvement extends from the study phase right through to the construction and commissioning of infrastructure such as distribution networks and renewable energy production plants.

We work for private investors and for clients in the public sector (power utilities, ministries, rural electrification agencies), and for international financial institutions.


National Electrification Workshop in Tanzania

Financed by NORAD, the National Electrification Program Prospectus was presented by IED on June 19th 2014 in Dar Es Salaam at Blue Pearl Hotel for a national workshop organized in collaboration with the Rural Energy Agency (REA).Workshop

The objectives  of the document achieved after 2 years's work, was to provide an outline of nation-wide...

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DFID - presentation of the report on Green Mini-Grids

IED presented in London on November 8th a report entitled “Identifying the gaps and building the evidence base on low carbon mini-grids”.

This report covers a review of the (few) existing installations, and an economic potential analysis.

The following chapters reveal the huge difficulty for the private sector to raise a financial...

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Solar energy studies in West Africa


IED draws up, on behalf of the WEAMU (West-African Economic and Monetary Union) a plan that aims to develop solar energy as part of the Regional Initiative for Sustainable Development.

The goal, by 2030, is to produce 82% of the electricity needed in the zone from renewable sources.

This involves setting up a long term plan for the...

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September 2013: OFID-GIZ joint meeting, in Vienna


Anjali SHANKER participated on September 9th in a joint meeting between OFID and GIZ (OPEC Fund for International Development & Deutsche Gesellchaft für Interzionale Zusammenarbeit) as a Board Member of the ARE (Alliance for Rural Electrification). This meeting was about access to modern energy services for rural communities.

Below, the...

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