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Territory of excellence and 100% autonomous in sustainable energy by 2022

Territory of excellence and 100% autonomous in sustainable energy by 2022

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The village of Prats-de-Mollo-La-Preste aims to become autonomous in terms of energy thanks to renewable energies. To this end, the project leaders are building several agricultural sheds covered with photovoltaic panels, rehabilitating several hydroelectric dams and building a methanation unit for…

Lighting the Clean Revolution

Lighting the Clean Revolution

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The proposed project aims to speed up the global switch over to LED lighting by: a) Supporting those who have the power and influence to purchase LEDs at scale, e.g City Managers, to overcome the key challenges and barriers which are preventing them from making the switch over; b) Increasing…

Promoting and perpetuation of a commercial production chain for an energy-efficient cooker in Republic of Guinea

Promoting and perpetuation of a commercial production chain for an energy-efficient cooker in Republic of Guinea

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

©Bolivia Inti-Sud Soleil The project of human development by the distribution of wood energy efficient cookers in the region Lower Guinea (Guinea Conakry) is entering its third phase. This third phase is intended to consolidate the knowledge acquired during the 4-year duration of the project…

SCALE-Scale-up improved Cookstove Access toward better Life and Environment

SCALE-Scale-up improved Cookstove Access toward better Life and Environment

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

In Burma, 80% of the energy used in preparing food comes from wood charcoal. Almost all the fuel used is obtained from illegal and non-sustainable production sites, causing major damage to Burma's forests. Deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions and the fall in living conditions of women (who…

Small Hybrid Energy in Guinea (Pehgui)

Small Hybrid Energy in Guinea (Pehgui)

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

In rural areas, Guinea had an electrification rate of only 3% in 2012, and this was acting as a brake on the region’s economic and social development. Electrical installations composed almost entirely of generators create problems of accessibility for the poorest families and also…

Town of Nabeul: renewable solutions

Town of Nabeul: renewable solutions

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

The town of Nabeul has limited access to energy, and consequently its public services (town lighting, water treatment) work only sporadically. To remedy the detrimental effects on the environment and public safety, the ICU has installed two photovoltaic power stations to make up for the shortfall…

Solar energy for domestic needs

Solar energy for domestic needs

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

In Togo, more than 80% of the energy needs of rural and suburban households required for cooking food are met by using wood charcoal. The environmental consequences are major: deforestation, greenhouse gas emission, etc. But the social repercussions are just as significant: the women go long…

Redynamisation de l'économie agricole et rurale locale dans les secteurs de Rubina et de Cyeza au Rwanda par l'introduction du Biochar

Redynamisation de l'économie agricole et rurale locale dans les secteurs de Rubina et de Cyeza au Rwanda par l'introduction du Biochar

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Since 1995, FXB Rwanda has been conducting programmes in the four provinces of the country. Based on the observations made directly in the field and the constant dialogue in which FXB has been involved with the various players concerned by agricultural and rural development, it is very clear that…

Electrification project using renewable energies in Africa and Asia

Electrification project using renewable energies in Africa and Asia

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Despite an energy policy to promote the use of renewable energies, the actions conducted by the Madagascan government for the implementation of affordable green energies are still inadequate. At the same time, access to electricity in the rural environment remains very low, reaching a mere 7% in…

Towards international regulation of the exploitation of off shore energy

Towards international regulation of the exploitation of off shore energy

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Following the recent and high number of accidents occurring on offshore oil rigs, the international community is questioning the adequacy of the current regulatory system for this activity, especially with regard to the impact of these accidents on the marine environment. Although consideration has…

Lighting the Clear Revolution

Lighting the Clear Revolution

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

With a much longer shelf life than almost all other types of lighting, LEDs allow us to make significant energy savings. However, like many new technologies, LEDs encounter difficulties in adopting a market which is not familiar with the advantages they generate. The project consists of speeding up…

Marketing domestic fuel based on charcoal residues

Marketing domestic fuel based on charcoal residues

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

The purpose of this project is to market a high-performance biofuel, suitable for home cooking, produced from charcoal dust, by optimising the pilot production unit that the AMIZERO Association has been developing since 2007 on the Nzove site (Kigali). A prototype chain has been set up thanks to…

Community Light Center

Community Light Center

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The aim of the project is to create community areas lit up by LED and photovoltaic technology in order to develop sports, leisure and educational activities for children and adults. Philips would like to install over 100 community light centres in Africa. The United Nations programme…

Human development through the distribution of energy-efficient wood cookers

Human development through the distribution of energy-efficient wood cookers

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Throughout the entire African continent, 50% of energy needs for heating or cooking purposes are met through burning wood, charcoal, agricultural waste and animal excrement. Moreover, wood is the primary source of energy for many Guinean families. However, the use of biomass is not without…

Electrification project using renewable energies in Africa and Asia

Electrification project using renewable energies in Africa and Asia

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Despite an energy policy to promote the use of renewable energies, the actions conducted by the Madagascan government for the implementation of affordable green energies are still inadequate. At the same time, access to electricity in the rural environment remains very low, reaching a mere 7% in…

A general education secondary school in Managasoavina, Madagascar

A general education secondary school in Managasoavina, Madagascar

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Within the scope of the building of a secondary general education centre, a vital tool for improving the educational conditions of village children, the Prince Albert II Foundation provided funding for the production of electricity thanks to the installation of a wind turbine and solar panels.

Provide affordable solar lighting and electricity to poor remote of Laos through community-based solar lantern rental systems

Provide affordable solar lighting and electricity to poor remote of Laos through community-based solar lantern rental systems

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Sunlabob has developed a range of rechargeable lanterns powered by solar energy. In each village, an entrepreneur recharges the portable lanterns and distributes them among the various homes in the village in return for a fee. The system was designed to compete with and substitute the traditional…

Sahel Granaries

Sahel Granaries

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

The aim of the project is to set up semi-modern, non-polluting and autonomous facilities for the cold storage of perishable goods. Designed for rural areas in hot and dry regions with no means to electricity, the facilities use a technological refrigeration approach based on radiant cooling coupled…

Pilot programme for the sustainable management of biomass

Pilot programme for the sustainable management of biomass

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The goal of the programme is to establish a framework for the sustainable management of biomass in the Chefchaouen province of Morocco. Until now, wood was the only useable fuel that has led to deforestation issues. The aim is to provide energy self-sufficiency to the rural populations, by making…

Energy recovery from the production of jatropha in the Koutiala region

Energy recovery from the production of jatropha in the Koutiala region

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

The aim of the proposed action is to implement an integrated rural development project in several communities in southeast Koutiala. This involves the local production of unprocessed agro-fuel (Pure Vegetable Oil – PVO) made from jatropha curcas, electrification, farm mechanization and the…

2nd Generation Biofuel

2nd Generation Biofuel

Monaco
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energies
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

2007 – 2009 This project involves research and experimentation in planting new « whole-crop » ligno-cellulosic crops, such as giant miscanthus (Chinese Silver Grass) and Fibre Sorghum, which are very little known as they originate in foreign countries. The goals are to: - provide…