Renewable energy. N/A  N/A



Study on pre-payment technology for renewable energy systems for FUNAE (Rural electrification Fund) Mozambique

Country : Mozambique. .
Client : GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation)
Start Date : 09/2016
Completion Date : 05/2017
Value of services : 16 500 €
Funder : GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation)
Associate/Partner : N/A
Description :
FUNAE plans to pilot the installation of well-suited prepaid meters in their rural off-grid solar and/or hydro mini grids, for which prepaid meters are envisioned. The study is required to provide guidance to FUNAE regarding the existing technologies and suppliers
Description of the Actual Services Provided IED prepared an overview and assessment of prepaid solutions for off-grid energy supply available on the market
with a focus on solutions “made in Germany”, including the assessment of their technical suitability
for different RE systems, as well as financial aspects. This will be compiled in a catalogue of existing
prepaid technologies with their pros and cons.
-A description of experiences with existing prepaid off grid solutions in other African countries.
-Recommendations to FUNAE on the piloting of prepaid technology in small and medium sized minigrids