NEED ASSESMENT WITHIN CEMAC Joseph KENFACK
Output from face to face consultation from cameroon and CEMAC stakeholders • Experts from 5 electricity companies (workshop in Douala) • Ministry of Energy in Cameroon, • CEMAC secretariat
Needs within the country • Planning (investment, grid concessions, off grid concessions, assessments…) • sectoral policies • assessment of existing capacity in the country, • data collection and distribution on energy sector, • cooperation among institutions on energy,
training (human ressources), • development of planning tools, • models of planning tools, • identification and implementation of solutions using renewable energy, • decentralized electrification in remote areas, • low cost electrification, • low cost energy,
Needs within the region • enhance states capacities on energy integration mechanism, • enhance development of an environment which might attract businessmen to invest on energy sector • help clarify the institutional structure at regional levels,
new job profile for regional integration, hence new training required, • Development of hydro plants and grid interconnexion for optimal exploitation of available potential, • Facilitate grid interconnexion amongst member states.
Planning and investments in the remote areas and the suburban areas, • Implement a program to control biomass consumption in order to mitigate deforestation, • integration of domestic gas among the poorest, • Strong states engagement,
Operational validation of an evolving framework (for example: RE fund to be established, modalities and procedures to access fund have to be validated though actual implementation of projects) this requires implementation of Demonstration project • Capacity building of local stakeholders (RE new private operators)
Within the CEMAC action plan • Implementation of CEMAC action Plan, namely the elevenstrategic action • Insist on soft actions.
CEMAC ACTION PLAN • Strategic action n°1 : Rural and suburban oriented energy planning • Strategic action n°2 : Integrated hydro development • Strategic action n°3 : Valorization of biomass residue in rural and suburban areas
CEMAC ACTION PLAN • Strategic action n°4 : Pilot energy service projects in rural areas • Strategic action n°5 : Intensive suburban electrification • Strategic action n°6 : Promotion of solar energy (PV) • Strategic action n°7 : Optimization of domestic fuels
CEMAC ACTION PLAN • Strategic action n°8 : Sustain hydrocarbon development market • Strategic action n°9 : Elaboration of the White Paper for a regional policy on energy • Strategic action n°10 : Creation of an observatory on energy • Strategic action n°11 : Transfer of technology and enhancement of the regional added value.