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:

Description Province District Administrative post Village capacity
Lot 1 Niassa Sanga Madjedje Matchedje 200kWp
Lot 2 Cabo Delgado Mueda Ngapa Ngapa 200kWp
Lot 3 Maputo Manhiça Calanga Chécua 60kWp


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

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