Sustainable Electrification Plan for Three Military Compounds (Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and Helmand) of Ministry of Defense (MoD)


Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and Helmand Provinces of Afghanistan


GIZ/ Institutional Development for Energy in Afghanistan (IDEA)/ Ministry of Defense (MoD)


3 Months


July 2016 – September 2016

Analysis of existing situation of diesel generators and power schemes in three military compounds of MoD, assessing the possibilities for alternate REN sources (including space, technical & financial viability), developing a business model and financial scheme, providing complete design package and supporting implementation of the project. This includes the whole process of switching from fossil-fuel to renewable energies (but not implementation).

Three compounds of MoD are considered to be switching from fossil-fuel to renewable energies as follows:

(i) Kabul ,Communication Unit in Macrorayan 1
(ii) Mazar-e-Sharif, 209 Corps Headquarter
(iii) Helmand, 215 Corps Headquarters

• Assessment of energy use and supply in three compounds of MOD
• Comprehensive assessment of various renewable energy technologies and applicable sources in proposed three compounds of MOD
• Identify and propose specific prospective renewable energy projects for the three compounds of MOD
• Develop a Business Model and recommend Sustainable Financial Schemes/Mechanisms
• Provide complete design package for implementers
• Provide support to MOD in contracting the projects