ECA, in partnership with Practical Action (Southern Africa) undertook a study on mini-grids in the SADC region. The focus was on assisting countries develop a supportive framework that will encourage investment in renewable or hybrid mini-grids. A final component of the assignment was the preparation and delivery of a training workshop for representatives of all energy regulators from the SADC region on technical and economic regulations of mini-grids, including tariff modelling.