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The use of the ESCOs to facilitate sustainable energy interventions in the low income housing sector 1 2 3 4 5

This paper explores how ESCOs may be incorporated into a model for the introduction of Energy efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE) initiatives in poor communities on a large scale.

  • Project reference number: 10307023
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  • Project Sector: RE
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  • Project Theme: Finance & Business
  • Type of Implementing Organisation: NGO
  • Target audience: Development agencies/UN
  • Dated: 2007
  • Desirability of diffusion: High
  • Project title: Developing a financial model for renewable energy upgrade interventions in urban low income housing, South Africa
  • Project description:
    To develop a financial model appropriate to the South African context that will enable the national replication of the 'low income urban housing energy upgrade project', currently being piloted in Kuyasa, Cape Town. This development process will consider both CDM and TREC financing mechanisms, for which the energy upgrade project is eligible.
  • Project: year funded: 2005/2006

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