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  • Lesotho
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-10-09
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Development Planning
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  • Energy
Project Cost (USD): $ 0.30 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-13
Disclosure Date: 2016-08-03
Lesotho Scaling Renewable Energy Program (SREP) Investment Plan (IP)

Project Description
The proposed development objective is to support the Government of Lesotho to prepare a renewable energy investment plan for consideration by the SREP for funding. The project will provide support the GoL to prepare a renewable energy investment plan for consideration by the SREP for funding. The plan should be comprehensive, clear and effective in demonstrating how SREP resources and other donor and private sector financing would be used in Lesotho to overcome current obstacles to the wider penetration of renewable energy. The project will include two phases. Phase I will assess the potential and costs of applicable renewable energy technologies, prioritize potential interventions and facilitate discussions of these results with stakeholders. Based on the outcomes of Phase I, Phase II will develop the draft investment plan in for the prioritized renewable energy investments that can be undertaken.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Name: Ministry of Development Planning Contact: Tlohelang Aumane Title: Principal Secretary Tel: 26663945994 Name: Miinistry of Energy, Mining and Water Affairs Contact: Mokhethi Seitlheko Title: Deputy Director Tel: 26622323220 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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