Malawi Renewable Energy Acceleration Programme

Project: Research

Project Details


MREAP is intended to support Government of Malawi energy strategy by supporting of several aspects of renewable energy development, community energy development, rural electrification, biomass and underpinning institutional support and capacity building. Multiple sector development activities are organised as a single programme with the overall objective to:

Accelerate the growth of community and renewable energy development in Malawi through multiple, targeted and coordinated activities with good potential to provide a platform for that growth.

MREAP has four main elements:
1. Institutional Support Programme
2. Community Energy Development Programme
3. Wind Energy Preparation Programme
4. Renewable Energy Capacity Building Programme
Effective start/end date1/01/1231/03/15

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


Explore the research topics touched on by this project. These labels are generated based on the underlying awards/grants. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • Energy Access in Rural Malawi

    Peter Dauenhauer (Participant), Damien Frame (Participant), George Bell (Participant), Stephen McArthur (Participant) & Magnus Currie (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Education, Policy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate