Project consulting

With extensive experience in interdisciplinary and integrated approaches, GFA Entec’s core competency lies in developing sustainable and goal-oriented solutions for a variety of problems.

GFA Entec consults on a wide range of projects including renewable energy (hydropower, photovoltaic, and biomass), rural electrification, energy efficiency, policy advice, financing and fund management strategies, program management, and institutional capacity building.

Project consulting

Municipal Energy Efficiency and Management Project (MEEMP), Serbia

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO  2018 - 2021

Through the Municipal Energy Efficiency and Management Project (MEEMP) the Swiss Government supports the Serbian municipalities of Kruševac, Užice, Paraćin and Vrbas... more

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HYCOM - Turbine Lab, Indonesia

REPIC / GIZ / GFA Entec  2004 - 2018

The Zurich University of Technology donated GFA Entec its hydraulic laboratory dating from the early 1990s. GFA Entec dismantled the entire laboratory and shipped it to Indonesia ... more

Project consulting

Micro Hydro Resoucre and Service Center, Pakistan

REPIC (Interdepartemental Platform of SDC, SECO and SFOE)  2016 - 2018

This project aims to improve the reliability and sustainability of power production from MHPs in Northern Pakistan through the introduction... more

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Institutional Development for Energy in Afghanistan (IDEA), Afghanistan

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)  2016 - 2016

Afghanistan is struggling with access to energy for its population and effective energy provision, particularly in rural areas. The numerous institutions tasked with energy provision ... more

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Vocational Education Curriculum Development for MHP Technicians, Pakistan

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)  2014 - 2015

The Government of Pakistan has recognised that skilled workers are a precondition for economic development and that professional competencies are absolutely necessary for the ... more

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Cooperation with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in the area of Renewable Energies (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE), CARICOM

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)  2014 - 2015

The project aims at creating and expanding staff capacities within the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to competently evaluate and select feasible RE/EE projects from ... more

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IEA PVPS Task 9 Deploying PV Services for Regional Development, Multy-Country

REPIC (Interdepartemental Platform of SDC, SECO and SFOE)  1999 - 2014

GFA Entec is representing Switzerland in the IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Program (PVPS) as a member of Task 9. This international research group is focusing on the ... more

Project consulting

EU Contribution to CREDEP (Energy Labeling Project), Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Eastern Caribbean States

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)  2012 - 2014

The two main objectives of the project were 1) to remove the barriers for the use of energy-efficient electric appliances in low and middle-income households... more

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Potentials at Public Utilities and Water Networks, Lebanon

UNDP  2011 - 2012

The objective of this consultancy was to establish the untapped hydropower potential, specifically from Waste Water Treatment Plants Inlet & Outfall Channels... more

Project consulting

Small Hydropower and Biogas Capacity Building and Study Tour iin Switzerland, Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Power in Nigeria  2011 - 2011

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Power aims at improving power supply in the country through the diversification ... more

Project consulting

Pico & MHP Market Study, Rwanda

GVEP International -World Bank  2011 - 2011

In 2007, the Russian Government pledged $30m to support programmes of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa. The initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of energy SMEs to provide power... more

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Vietnamese Sustainable Brickmaking Project (VSBK), Vietnam

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)  2002 - 2010

Amid fast economic growth, Vietnam is consuming over 20 billion bricks per year. Prior to this project, about 80% of these bricks were produced in over 10’000 inefficient wood ... more

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