GET FiT has prepared and collected a variety of documents that are relevant for the Programme, as well as the Zambian power sector in general.

A variety of documents have been prepared in the course of the Programme. These are presented in the following sections. Please feel free to inform us about missing documents or other potential additions to the library.


Small Hydro Tender

The following documents pertain to the Small Hydro tender. Please note that this is a non-exhaustive list of documents published in the course of the tender.

GET FiT Hydro Tender Process
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GET FiT Small Hydro Tender Project Eligibility Criteria
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Viability Gap Funding and Transmission Charges for Small Hydro Projects
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REFiTs for Small Hydro Projects Under the GET FiT Zambia Programme
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Ministry of Energy Feasibility Study Rights Process
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Small Hydro Power Projects with Existing Feasibility Study Rights
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Solar PV Tender

The following documents pertain to the 100 MW Solar PV tender. Please note that this is a non-exhaustive list of documents published in the course of the tender.

GET FiT Zambia 120MW Solar PV Awards Press Release
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GET FiT Solar PV Tender Process and Requirements Presentation
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Introduction to the GET FiT Zambia Standardized Legal Documentation
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GET FiT Introduction and Overview Pre-Bid Meeting Presentation
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Guidance Note on Environmental and Social Standards with GET FiT Zambia Solar Tender
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Grid Connection Options
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Key Sector Documents

The documents below provide information on the Zambian policy framework for renewable energy, the REFiT Strategy and relevant regulatory documentation.

REFIT Strategy – 2017
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Zambia Distribution Grid Code – 2016
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ERB Power Quality Management Framework – 2014
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SAPP Operational Guidelines – 2012
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National Energy Policy – 2008
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Permits, Lisenses & Agreements

The following documents provide templates and application forms relevant for potential IPPs in Zambia. Please note that this is a non-exhaustive list.

ERB – Revised Generation License – Template – 2016
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ERB – Investment Endorsement – Template
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ZDA – Application Form – 2018
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ZDA – Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement – 2018
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ZEMA – Environmental Project Brief Report Format
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Environmental, Health & Social

The documents below provide an overview of applicable environmental, health, security and social standards that are relevant for the GET FiT Zambia Programme.

KfW – Sustainability Guidelines – 2016
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IFC – Performance Standards – 2012
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IFC – Performance Standards – Guidance Notes – 2012
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IFC – Environmental, Health, and Safety General Guidelines – 2007
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GET FiT Uganda

GET FiT Zambia is the second roll-out of the GET FiT concept. GET FiT Uganda was launched in 2013, and is supporting a 160 MW portfolio of renewable energy projects. The most recent Annual Report can be found below. All other GET FiT reports can be found on the GET FiT Uganda Reports Website.

GET FiT Uganda – Annual Report 2018
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #1
Leveraging Commercial Investments
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #2
The Building Blocks of a Successful PPP Programme
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #3
Programme Implementation: How Do You Make It Work?
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #4
How to Attract, Select, and Incentivise Projects
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #5
Complying With Environmental and Social Performance Standards
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #6
Targeted Technical Assistance for a Sustainable PPP Programme
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GET FiT Uganda – Lessons Learned #7
Monitoring for Results: How Do You Measure Success?
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