500 SHS for two new regions in Guinea-Bissau

Country Guinea-Bissau
Location Quinara, Tombali
Asset Solar Home Systems
Realized 2020
Investment € 250.000
Donor EU

In 2019 FRES Guiné-Bissau decided to expand its services to two new regions in the southwest of Guinea-Bissau: Quinara and Tombali. To service customer in these regions, a new regional center including a technical workshop was opened in Buba and a service center in Catió.

With the support of EU, as part of a larger contract between FRES and the European Union to realize 11.000 new connections to solar energy in rural areas of Mali, Uganda and Guinea-Bissau, 500 households and small businesses were given access to solar electricity through brand new solar home systems.