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The Market Insights help project developers and business owners understand the steps involved in developing a project or running a business in a certain country. It covers issues such as permitting, licensing, market size, customers, economics and the viability of the business case.

Mozambique
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) Projects

This Developer Guide aims to inform project developers, private sector technology suppliers, innovators and entrepreneurs about renewable energy (RE) independent power producer (IPP) opportunities in Mozambique. The Guide is organised into four main sections: 1) introduction; 2) description of the IPP market in sub-Saharan Africa, including an overview of the sector’s development, enabling environment, financing mechanisms, key indicators for assessing IPP potential, and profiles of IPPs that are active in the region; 3) examination of the market for RE IPPs in Mozambique, including a review of the country’s RE potential and existing and planned IPP projects and programmes; and 4) exploration of the “Route to Market” – i.e., how to leverage the market research presented in this Guide to set up an IPP project in Mozambique.

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Mozambique
Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Solar Applications

This Developer Guide aims to inform project developers, private sector technology suppliers, innovators and entrepreneurs about opportunities in the commercial and industrial (C&I) solar sector in Mozambique. The Guide is organised into four main sections: 1) introduction; 2) overview of the C&I solar sector, including the benefits of C&I solar, key indicators to assess C&I solar potential, C&I solar market characteristics in sub-Saharan Africa, and a review of the different business models and financing arrangements applicable to the sector; 3) description of C&I solar applications in the context of Mozambique, including a review of four C&I sectors (agricultural processing, fisheries, tourism and mining), and profiles of C&I solar suppliers that are active in the country; and 4) exploration of the “Route-to-Market” – i.e., how to leverage the market research presented in this Guide to engage in the C&I solar sector in Mozambique.

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Uganda
Renewable Energy Cooling and Processing for the Food Industry

This Developer Guide provides a comprehensive market research and a practicable step-by-step manual to quickly assess the renewable energy-driven opportunities in the processing, drying and cold storage sectors of Uganda’s food industry. The “Route-to-Market” section presents practical steps to leverage GET.invest’s market research, exploring investment opportunities, market sizing, business registration, regulations, the financing landscape, and profiles of energy suppliers in each value chain. Two model business cases supplement this guide with concrete financial analysis examples: 1) a standalone solar cold storage business, and 2) a mini-grid developer that operates a second business producing and selling ice to the local fishing industry.

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Burundi
Small Hydropower and Rural Development

This Developer Guide describes key market actors, deployed business models, small hydropower’s market size, growth drivers, barriers, potential financiers, and other opportunities and challenges for small hydropower development in Burundi. The “Route-to-Market” section outlines practical steps to leverage GET.invest’s market research, including investment opportunities, market sizing, business registration, regulations, financing, and energy supplier profiles. Two hypothetical model business cases provide concrete financial analysis examples: 1) a 100 kW hybrid solar PV-micro hydropower mini-grid for an off-grid rural community, and 2) a 150 kW hydropower project for a grid-connected tea processing facility.

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Zambia
Solar PV and Hydro Mini-Grids

This Developer Guide describes the opportunity for, and steps to implement, renewable energy mini-grids in Zambia, with a focus on the private sector. The Guide is for potential micro- and mini-grid developers and investors interested in the generation, distribution and supply of electricity in un-served or underserved areas of Zambia with projects in the range of 5 kW to 10 MW. Solar PV and hydropower options are considered. The Developer Guide includes hyperlinks to Model Business Cases and Case Studies for a more in-depth look at project specifics.

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Zambia
Stand-Alone Solar Businesses

This Developer Guide describes the potential for developing an Off-Grid Solar (OGS) business in Zambia. The Guide describes the country and market context, the opportunity for off-grid solar home solutions, and reviews regulatory and operational considerations for developers and investors preparing an investment opportunity. The Developer Guide includes hyperlinks to Model Business Cases and Case Studies for a more in-depth look at project specifics.

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Uganda
Captive Power

This Developer Guide describes the opportunity for on-site power generation for self-consumption (captive power) in Uganda, with a focus on the private sector. The guide is for potential projects in the 20 kW to MW range implemented by or for medium and larger-scale commercial, industrial and agricultural facilities. Solar PV, biogas and biomass energy sources and technologies are considered. The Developer Guide includes hyperlinks to Model Business Cases and Case Studies for a more in-depth look at project specifics.

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Senegal
Renewable energy applications within agricultural value-chains

This Developer Guide examines market opportunities for three renewable energy applications within the agricultural value-chains in Senegal: Solar PV pumps for irrigation in the rice and horticultural value chains, solar PV cooling applications for the milk value chain and biodigesters for domestic cooking applications. The Guide is relevant for project developers, farmers and their associations, investors and financiers. The Developer Guide includes hyperlinks to Model Business Cases and Case Studies for a more in-depth look at project specifics.

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