Priority area Renewable energy Electricity for three quarters of the population

The new energy policy which Madagascar adopted in 2015 envisages power supplies for nearly three quarters of the population by 2030. The share of renewable energy is to be 85 per cent.

Mobile solar panels are used to power small electrical items in areas where there is no access to electricity in Madagascar.

Mobile solar panels are used to power small electrical items in areas where there is no access to electricity in Madagascar.

Mobile solar panels are used to power small electrical items in areas where there is no access to electricity in Madagascar.

There is great potential in the areas of hydropower and solar power, but also in the fields of wind and biomass energy.

At the national level, Germany provides advice to the Ministry of Energy and other government actors with regard to drafting an energy strategy, developing financing mechanisms, and setting up monitoring systems.

At the regional level, Germany is assisting players with planning the expansion of power supply with the participation of the people. And at the local level, Germany supports the planning, granting of permits, installation and operation of small-scale hydropower stations and power networks operated by private companies.