Street lighting


  • 1,000 solar streetlights in Dakar

    Using solar energy at night Since 2008, AFD has been supporting the City of Dakar to finance part of the street lighting program for the Dakar area. This program aims to both improve the street lighting service in Dakar's neighborhoods and strengthen the technical and financial capacities of municipal teams
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  • Supporting energy efficiency thanks to an innovative financial model - EESL

    Finance investments for energy saving, with priority given to the street lighting and public buildings sectors... AFD's financing is combined with a sharing of expertise which, for example, resulted in a study trip to France on energy efficiency in street lighting for EESL employees and Indian senior civil servants in September 2015
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  • Press Releases

    This support, provided thanks to the LAIF (Latin America Investment Facility) program, comes in addition to a EUR 100m loan allocated by AFD in early 2015, which will finance projects for sustainable urban investments: construction of a public transport network, works to upgrade energy efficiency in buildings and street lighting, adaptation projects for cities exposed to water stress and the risks of extreme weather events
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  • 3 questions to

    At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc. Land registers and signage: prerequisites for urban management
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  • Commissioning of the Urban Environmental and Sanitation Project (UESP II) in Accra

    In Accra, the project inaugurated included the construction of a major drain (the Chemu drain), primary and secondary roads, the installation of street lighting, the renovation of the network of drinking water supplies, the introduction of waste collection equipments as well as the construction of public and school latrines
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  • Press Releases

    The projects, led by local actors, will have impacts in terms of mitigating the effects of climate change (low-carbon investments, such as the construction of a public transport network, or works to improve energy efficiency in buildings or street lighting), but also in terms of solutions for climate change adaptation in cities that are particularly exposed to water stress or to risks of extreme climate phenomena
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  • Editorial : Philippe Orliange, director for Strategy, Partnerships and Communication at AFD

    For example, in 2009, AFD allocated a EUR 10m loan to the City of Dakar on highly concessional terms to finance a project to double its street lighting system. The Islamic Bank of Senegal subsequently allocated two loans to the city in 2011 (EUR 3m) and 2012 (EUR 5m). This was a first for a commercial bank
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc. Land registers and signage: prerequisites for urban management
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  • Sustainable development and the fight against climate change

    It also finances projects for energy efficiency, for example by modernizing street lighting in the City of Phnom Penh, for urban transportation in Egypt and Bangladesh, for water resource preservation and management in Morocco with the National Electricity and Drinking Water Authority (ONEE), or again for the sustainable management of forestry and rural activities in the Central African Republic
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  • Sustainable development and the fight against climate change

    It also finances projects for energy efficiency, for example by modernizing street lighting in the City of Phnom Penh, for urban transportation in Egypt and Bangladesh, for water resource preservation and management in Morocco with the National Electricity and Drinking Water Authority (ONEE), or again for the sustainable management of forestry and rural activities in the Central African Republic
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