Bidders invited to install solar PV mini-grids in Mozambique

Under the efforts of the government of Mozambique to increase access to electricity in rural areas, FUNAE – Fundo de Energia intends to electrify the villages of Matchedje, Ngapa and Calanga-Chécua through solar PV mini-grids, providing basic electricity services in order to improve the welfare in the communities.

The approach will be off-grid and will consist in PV generation, storage, medium and low voltage distribution lines, as well as street lights.

The sites for the construction of the mini-grids PV system are presented in the following table:

DescriptionProvinceDistrictAdministrative postVillage capacity
Lot 1Niassa SangaMadjedjeMatchedje200kWp
Lot 2Cabo DelgadoMueda NgapaNgapa200kWp
Lot 3MaputoManhiçaCalanga Chécua60kWp


FUNAE now invites qualified bidders to submit sealed bids. It is not mandatory to participate in all the lots.

For more see: ESI Africa



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