The SADC Regional Strategic Action Plan IV on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management having direct links to the retrofit idea, GIZ seeked to pilot the retrofitting concept under real, local conditions in cooperation with the SADC and the private sector. Skat was mandated to do an in-depth analysis on frame conditions in SADC countries and evaluate data bases to estimate technical potentials.
Countries of Southern African Development Community SADC
- Analysis of institutional, legal, regulatory and political conditions in the SADC countries and analysis of the technical retrofitting potential in prioritised countries
Name of Client(s)
GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Description of the Project:
Compile and analyse information on electricity sectors in SADC countries; rank all 15 countries; analyse irrigation data from the FAO Aquastat database; verify irrigation structures in google earth; establish a ranked list of potential sites, draw conclusions & recommendations and draft next steps; describe the methodological approach.
Results: Provision of a ranked list of countries with interesting frame conditions and of promising sites in such selected SADC countries; this information can be used for reconnaissance site visits to survey required additional information to assess the real hydropower potentials and thus options for project implementation.