This activity provided funding for a feasibility study to design an OBA approach to increase electricity access in Vanuatu. Consultants worked with the Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Ministry of Energy, and private concessionaries.
- Defining targeting mechanism and identifying geographical coverage.
- Analysis on willingness and ability to pay among potential beneficiaries
- Quantifying projects costs and determining amount of subsidy..
Closed. The feasibility study for the subsidy project was completed satisfactorily, the OBA project was approved and moved into early implementation. The TA closing date was extended to provide support to the Vanuatu Department of Energy to design the household wiring component of the project and set quality standards to be adhered to by the service providers.