Universal access to energy project

Sustainable energy
Panama
COUNTRIES
Panama
DATES
19/12/2019 - 29/02/2024
TOTAL BUDGET
€ 116 240 000
TOTAL LAIF CONTRIBUTION
€ 10 400
SECTOR
Sustainable energy
TYPES OF SUPPORT
Investment Grants
DESCRIPTION

The objective of this project is to support the socioeconomic development of the rural population of Panama by expanding the access to sustainable energy; strengthening the planning and managerial capacities of the Office of Rural Electrification (OER) to structure, review, implement and supervise rural electrification projects.

RESULTS
  • Through the implementation of this project, more than 32,437 users (including mainly households, 279 schools and 103 health facilities) will gain sustainable access to electricity through the extension of grids, construction of mini-grids and implementation of isolated systems powered by renewable sources of energy.
  • The managerial capacities of the Office of Rural Electrification (OER, institution in charge of providing access to electricity to communities in un-served and non-concessional areas) to structure, review, implement and supervise rural electrification projects will be strengthened.
LEAD FINANCING PARTNER
CO-FINANCING PARTNERS
CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS