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    • Technical assistance to develop the Energy Africa Compact for Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia 2016 - 2017: Develop the Compacts for Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia in close consultation with the Ministry and other energy sector stakeholders, with focus on priority policy actions government can take to stimulate the household solar market.

    • Market assessment of modern off-grid lighting in Somalia and Somaliland2016: Market assessment of small-scale solar supply chains as preparation for the Lighting Africa programme design.

    • Powering Agriculture - 2015-2017: Providing end-to-end cost-effective, low-risk renewable energy generation and energy efficiency services to flower and horticulture farms in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. These services are structured to minimize the up-front investment required by farmers. A mixed technology approach will allow flexibility in designing energy systems tailored for each user.

    • Health Sector Energy Needs Assessments - Energy for Women's and Children's Health (UN Foundation) - 2015-2016: Energy needs assessments for fifty (50) healthcare facilities to inform the type and design of appropriate energy systems in Tanzania. Continuation of a 2-year project to conduct assessments and provide energy system designs for 300 facilities in 4 countries. 

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African Solar Designs (ASD) is a Nairobi-based renewable energy company providing a range of technical and advisory services in the energy sector. We focus on:

i) Engineering and technical support for renewable energy and energy access solutions. Our expertise includes all facets of project management – from technical and commercial studies of renewable energy options to project feasibility, energy audit, system design, equipment tenders, installation, and after-service support including monitoring and evaluation

ii) Clean energy advisory services including market analysis, policy development, technical training and capacity building, business model development, rural energy access and financing, project management and strategic planning.

With over 25 years in renewable energy in East Africa, ASD has unmatched networks across the region and strong partnerships with both commercial and public actors.  Our partners and clients include a wide range of private sector companies, civil society organisations, governments and donors such as the World Bank, UN Agencies, East African Community, DfID, AFD, GIZ, USAID, AfDB, various East African governments, industry groups such as the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, and many more.

ASD is working toward a prosperous Africa powered by accessible clean energy – we invite you to take a look at our projects and services and get to know us better.