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Meeting of the 7th ESRES Joint Steering Committee

On August 16th-17th 2016 the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) of the ESRES Programme convened for its 7th session. The meeting was officially opened by HE Hussein A. Dualeh, Minister of Energy and Minerals and attended by representatives from DFID, ESRES Programme Manager and ESRES Real Time Learning.

The ESRES Programme Manager provided an overview of the Full Proposal Development process. In relation to the pilot for development and implementation of hybrid mini-grids, it was reported that the Applicants submitted their Full Proposals. The evaluation committee completed the evaluation and presented the results to the JSC to make decisions. According to selection criteria in CfP Guideline for Applicants, the JSC committee selected six Proposals.

The ESRES Programme Manager will undertake clarification and due diligence negotiation process with the six selected Proposals therefore, based on the outcome of the clarifications and due diligence process, the final selection of the implementing partners will be announced to proceed to next stage of contract negotiations with selected Implementing partners.

RTL also presented HMG development presentation and VfM processes to the JSC. The next JSC will convene in Hargeisa in October 2016.