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BR-T1198 : Portable Light Project Brazil

Project Status: Closed

The main objectives of the project are to: (i) provide portable, low cost renewable energy source and light to people in areas that are not connected to the grid; (ii) facilitate connectivity though the Portable Light¿s capability to charge cell phones in remote or isolated areas; (ii) increase local knowledge about the benefits of clean energy technologies and renewable lighting to selected under-served families; (iii) to develop economically viable models for portable solar power to support sustainable activities; and (iv) to test and evaluate the impacts and benefits of the Portable Light technology in the pilot area in order to prepare the ground for mass-production and distribution of this technology in remote communities in Brazil and potentially in other countries of the Latin America and Caribbean Region, as anticipated in an envisioned Phase II.

Project Detail

Project Number
BR-T1198
Project Country
Brazil
Project Sector
ENERGY
Project Subsector
ENERGY
Project Type
Technical Cooperation
Environmental and social impact category
C
Project Status
Closed
Operation Number
ATN/OC-12659-BR

Financial Information

Project Number
BR-T1198
Project Status
Closed

IDB Financing

Financing type
TCN
Fund
Ordinary Capital
Reporting currency
USD - United States Dollar
Reporting date
Oct/31/2020

Roles & Responsibilities

Contract signature date
Apr/12/2011

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 392,605
Country counterpart financing
USD 129,948
Amount
USD 262,657

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