Project ID: 30058

Chinese Government provides RMB 8.5 million grant for Solar Street Lighting Project

Commitment amount

$ 1372293.394

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Burundi

Sector

Energy (Code: 230)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2012

Completion

2012

2012-11-01

Planned

2012-07-30

Actual

Description

In 2012, the Chinese Government and the Government of Burundi signed letters of exchange regarding the Solar Street Lighting Project, which was first promised during the 4th Ministerial Conference on Sino-Africa Cooperation. The estimated size of the grant commitment is RMB 8.5 million. The project involved the installation of solar street light in Bujumbura.” Huawei Technologies was the contractor responsible for project implementation. Construction began on March 26, 2012 and ended on July 30, 2012. The project was officially handed over to the authorities on October 19, 2012.

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 布隆迪太阳能公共照明示范项目 or 太阳能路灯示范项目.

Number of official sources

5

Number of unofficial sources

3

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Burundi [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Government of Burundi [Government Agency]; Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. [Other]