Support to improve sustainability of the electricity service in Suriname

Sustainable energy
Suriname
COUNTRIES
Suriname
DATES
01/06/2015 - 30/06/2022
TOTAL BUDGET
€ 42 970 000
TOTAL CIF CONTRIBUTION
€ 5 200 000
SECTOR
Sustainable energy
TYPES OF SUPPORT
Investment Grants
Technical Assistance
PROJECT FICHE:
DESCRIPTION

The objective of this project is to contribute to the sustainability of the power sector by strengthening the National Electricity Company’s operational procedures and corporate performance, and by improving the sustainability of rural electricity supply. This intervention will reduce generation costs, review the current tariff structure, assess options for power generation using low carbon technologies and improve access to sustainable energy.

RESULTS
  • Provide population with access to electricity and reduce generation costs.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by using low carbon technologies.

LEAD FINANCING PARTNER
CO-FINANCING PARTNERS
CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS