CIREG - Climate Information to support integrated Renewable Electricity Generation


governance, policy, electricity supply, renewable energy, business models, baseline data, case studies, climate services and consultancy


Niger, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso

Main Cooperation Partners

  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK, leader of the consortium)
  • Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
  • Technical University of Danemark (DTU)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
  • West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)
Main Funding Partners


Further information

02/2018: Kick-off workshop in Potsdam
02/2019: Start of data collection in Togo, Burkina Faso and Ghana
05/2019: Presentation (by Cantoni) at Energy Research and Social Science Conference, Tempe, USA
06/2019: Presentation (by Cantoni) at Tensions of Europe Conference, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
06/2019: Presentation (by Far) at ECAS in Edinburgh, UK, Panel Anth35: Narratives and practices of electricity connections and outages in Africa

Duration of the Project

Feb 2018 - Jan 2021

Project Homepage
CIREG_flyer_2018-08.pdf [WEBP | 38.25KB]

  • Dr. Girma Kelboro (coordination of sub-project)
  • Arthur Guischet
  • Sebastian Sterl (guest researcher, CIREG sub-project at the VUB)
  • Dr. Irit Eguavoen (academic adviser)
  • Dr. Roberto Cantoni (sub-project leader until July 2019, academic adviser)
  • Sharazad Far (until July 2019)


Girma Kelboro Mensuro

Dr. Girma Kelboro Mensuro


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