Solar Electrification in Al-Khubal Village, Azzaidiah District, Hodiedah
Solar Electrification in Al-Khubal Village, Azzaidiah District, Hodiedah
The project targeting 68 homes in Al-Khubal village,Azzidiah District Hodiedah Governorate. The use of solar energy for rural electrification is growing in Yemen after communities’ awareness of the efficacy of renewable energy and its impact on families livelihood. The communities main occupations is agriculture. Most homes have no access to electricity and only few had small generators that operates with conventional fuel and run only for several hours in the evening. The lack of readily available fuel and it expensive cost encourage people towards renewable energy.
The project will benefit 68 households, including 68 families and 240 inhabitants (130 M & 110F). The project will assist local community to acquire solar systems for home electrification including solar modules 150 WP and dry batteries of 100AH. The project will save the environment the emission of 27 tons/year of CO2. Community are aware of the importance of project sustainability hence a revolving fund mechanism will be established through a monthly subscription of YER1,000/system/month.
Environmental awareness will be raised among all beneficiaries towards environmental sustainability, CO2 reduction, climate change mitigation and wider environment.
The project will conduct the following activities:
- Equipping 68 homes in Al-Khobal village with solar systems.
- Raise Environment awareness among 240 men and women.
- Ensure project sustainability.
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Project Snapshot

Al-Khobal water project Society
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 23,445.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 16,313.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,869.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
A pamphlet will be produced by project to include illustration to show people how to manage and monitor solar systems in each household.
Capacity - Building Component
Likewise all new projects where SGP team deliver a one day training aimed at capacity building of new grantees towards implementing the various project activities. Of these are: Procurement and reporting.
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Tonnes of CO2 decreased or avoided by energy efficient and renewable energy technologies or applying environmentally sustainable transport practices introduced by SGP Project 27
Total monetary value (US dollars) of ecosystem goods sustainably produced and providing benefit to project participants and/or community as a whole (in the biodiversity, international waters, and land degradation focal areas as appropriate) 9773



Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


Al-Khobal Village
Azzaidiah District , Hodiedah Governorate ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Omar Ali Saeed Al Saghier
+ 967 448605 Extn. 440
+ 967 448841
Mr. Bashar Sallam
00967 (1) 448605/6 Extn. 441


C/o UNDP, 60 meter Road, P. O. Box 551
Sana'a, Sana'a