News from the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub February 2022

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News from the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub

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February 2022

We are happy to share the February edition of the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub News!

The Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub offers a wealth of information on the energy situation, RE potential, policy and regulatory framework as well as on actors involved in the Mozambican energy sector.

You can also browse through sub-hubs on solar energy, cooking energy and productive use of energy (focused on solar powered irrigation systems) to understand the market landscape and the opportunities/challenges for private sector engagement in each technology markets. A sub-hub on nano and mini-grids will be available soon.

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What's new on the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub

New content

  • Solar Giraffe in Mozambique: We are happy to share this insightful case study about a solar system in Mangunze, Gaza, which powers a technical closet that offers 10 mobile charging outlets and a radio player. The case study has been written by Ruben Ferreira Morgado. If you would also like to contribute a case study, please contact us at
  • Learn more about solar powered irrigation systems (SPIS) in Mozambique either in English or Portuguese. Find background information, market assessment for SPIS, technical and financial aspects, as well as further helpful resources. Enjoy reading!
  • Did you miss our last webinar on "Solar Irrigation Systems in Mozambique - A Deep Dive with Experts"? Find here the documentation!

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Portuguese version

The Hub is available both in English and Portuguese. There will be more content in Portuguese coming up soon. Check our existing content here.

Get involved!

Questions from the community

Help us answering these two questions and contribute to the further development of the sector:

  • How can you protect solar systems from theft and vandalism?
  • What criteria do you consider when selecting a pump for your system? What experience did you make?

Answer the questions here in the Practitioners Group in energypedia. Share your experiences and advice or add your own questions. Please create an account and log in to see and add your responses.


  • Upcoming - Webinar on Improved Cookstoves

We are currently planning a webinar on improved cookstoves (ICS) in Mozambique, which will take place in March.

Since we want the webinar to be as relevant to you as possible, please let us know what aspects or topics you would you like to see covered regarding ICS and clean cooking. Write us your suggestions and information needs to

Join our social media groups on Facebook or LinkedIn and stay tuned for the upcoming webinar!

Financing Opportunities


Publications available on energypedia

Country Priority Plan and Diagnostic of the Electricity Sector – Mozambique

(AfDB 2021)

Sugarcane Bioenergy in Southern Africa: Economic Potential for Sustainable Scale-up (IRENA 2019)
Off-Grid Solar Market Assessment in Mozambique (Economic Consulting Associates & GreenLight 2018)

News from January 2022

Click here to read the January edition

News from December 2021

Click here to read the December edition