Support to Reform the Energy Sector

The Kingdom of Lesotho and the European Union (EU) have signed the 11 th European Development Fund (EDF 11) National Indicative Programme (NIP) 2014– 2020 cooperation agreement which was in line with the EU Agenda for Change of 2011 and also supported the implementation of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2012/13-2016/17.

Project Objectives
The overall objective of Phase I is improved access for the people of Lesotho and the private sector to modern, clean, affordable and reliable energy supply, including better enabling environment for large up-scaling under a follow-up phase II, which will be focusing on energy access for the rural areas and energy efficiency improvement in various economic sectors.

Project Results
Result 1: Sector Governance: Institutional adaptation - Programme for Change.

Result 2: Assist GoL in the operationalization of the Energy Policy 2015 – 2025 and in the implementation of the Electrification Master Plan.

Result 3: Assist GoL in the development of approaches Energy Efficient Households Devices and Off Grid energy solutions for households and SMEs to be rolled out at National Level.