Shining a light on new technologies

Once you've joined as a member, you can log in and explore the various projects highlighting renewable energy technologies in the project database. If you haven't yet registered on the site, you can visit the sample page to get a taste of a project listing.



Our members enjoy various opportunities for linking up, exploring synergies and estbalishing partnerships. Through their member profile in the capacity database, their contributions and experience can be presented to other stakeholders in the sector.


Working to address energy poverty

Fighting energy poverty means improved health, better education, less environmental degradation and increased economic activity and income. Learn about CONREMA's leading role in tackling this important issue.

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Solar-Wind Demonstration Village Elunyeni

The Solar-Wind Hybrid System at Elunyeni was installed in 2007 and there were 150 houses benefiting
from the project. The project is managed by the community through an established committee and the
Department of Energy provides technical services. Currently, there are 128 houses benefiting from the
projects. Each house hold has five lighting points and one socket outlet. Each household pay a minimum
contribution of K200.00 per month (0.56 cents of a dollar) towards security of the system as well as salary
of the operator.

Briquette Stove Production

Kanyika CBO is composed of 76 members with different physical disabilities. They formed the CBO in order to generate income by doing different activities such as kneating, paper recycling and stove production. They were trained in briquette stove production in 2011 by the Department of Energy.

Mulanje Electricity Generation Agency: A commercial approach to off-grid power in rural Malawi

This venture aims to bring locally generated electricity to rural off-grid Malawian communities through micro-hydro power generation. The first micro-hydro scheme on the Lichenya river on Mount Mulanje is already providing power to households and the clinic in Bondo community. Project partners Practical Action and the local conservation trust, MMCT, have recruited a GM for the new company, MEGA, and conducting feasibility studies for the next two schemes.