Masdar's 600 Solar Home Systems project

Masdar's 600 Solar Home Systems project

  • Overview

    Summary

    Following the directives of UAE’s leadership vision in supporting worldwide crises and in-need generations, Masdar is tasked to provide electrification program Helmand province in Afghanistan.

    Commitment Target(s)
    • 2013 – 600 household – Off Grid / Solar Home System (SHS) plus appliances

    • Details

      A number of eight villages have been selected consisting of up to 600 households, each house will be provided with a stand alone system of a Solar Home System (SHS) plus appliances. This will ensure to provide the basic living needs each Afghani family can benefit.

      Sustainable Development Goals
      1. No poverty; 3. Good health and well-being; 4. Quality education; 7. Affordable and clean energy; 8. Decent work and economic growth; 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure; 10. Reduced inequalities; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 13. Climate action; 14. Life below water; 15. Life on land
      Issue areas
      Biodiversity; Child Labour; Children's Rights; Climate Change; Education; Energy; Poverty; Principle 5; Principle 7; Principle 8; Principle 9; Youth
      Country(s) where this commitment will be implemented
      Afghanistan

      Partners

      Names of committing organisations Names of additional partners

      UAE Task Force

      Note: All organisations listed above are accountable for the commitment made. These organisations are required to complete an annual communication on progress for the duration of the commitment, either jointly or individually, as laid out in the accountability section of the submission form.