Invitation to the Gigawatt Global Programme of Activities Gold Standard Design Consultation
14 March 2014
Gigawatt Global Coöperatief U.A., in conjunction with Carbon Africa Limited, would like to invite input from all stakeholders for the Gold Standard design consultation for the "Gigawatt Global Programme of Activities". The PoA is pursuing joint registration under the Gold Standard and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Gigawatt Global is the coordinating/managing entity of the programme, which seeks to support the development and implementation of both large and small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) grid-connected power plants in Rwanda through access to carbon credits. Carbon Africa is the carbon consultant to Gigawatt Global for the programme.
A non-technical summary of the project is available: English: Non Technical Summary_English and Kinyarwanda: Non Technical Summary_Kinyarwanda. Feedback forms for stakeholder comments can be downloaded: English and Kinyarwanda: feedback form_english and kinyarwanda
Kindly send back your feedback through the attached feedback forms by the 14 April 2014 to Carlos Guerrero:
and Elijah Isabu:
Conclusion of the 2013 EUEI-PDF project in Kenya
28 February 2014
The concluding workshop for the 2013 European Union Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI-PDF) renewable energy capacity development project in Kenya was held on 28 February 2014 in Nairobi. More than 60 participants discussed the main outputs, being a net metering assessment and regulations, grid connection procedures and a feasibility study template under the Feed-in Tariff Policy. The year-long assignment was led by Economic Consulting Associates (ECA) and Carbon Africa, supported by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and working closely with the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Energy Regulatory Commission and Kenya Power.