The Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern and Southern Africa (RAERESA) has handed over project computers to the Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA) for staff who will be based in Windhoek, Namibiaworking on the joint project on energy reforms.
The equipment includes two Laptops complete with CPU, keyboards and mouse, six external hard drives and other necessary accessories; and one printer.
This equipment is related to the project on Enhancement of a Sustainable Energy Market in Eastern Africa-Southern-Affric-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) Region which is being jointly implemented with RAERESA taking the lead.
RERA Chief Executive Officer Mr. Elijah Sichone, who is visiting COMESA to attend to some issues of this project received the equipment in Lusaka.
COMESA on behalf of Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) region, will take the lead in the implementation of the seven million euros project meant to fast track the implementation of the energy sector reforms. The project will help enhance the sustainability of the regional energy market making it conducive to investment and promoting sustainable development.
This project will be financed through the 11th European Development Fund (EDF).
The project started in 2017 and will end in 2021.