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International Conference on Solar Energy in Development Cooperation

More than 2 billion people in developing countries do not have access to modern energy supplies. The need to create energy economies and energy infrastructures in developing countries, the decentralized energy demand in rural areas and the large solar resource in most of these countries are perfect conditions for implementing new technologies that utilize renewable […]

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Finnpartnership’s Matchmaking Service

Finnpartnership’s Matchmaking Service helps companies and organisations in Finland and developing countries including Southern and East African countries, to seek out a new cooperation opportunities and business partners. Finnpartnership channels business partnership initiatives from developing countries to companies in Finland and vice versa. Business partnerships refer to long-term joint activities between companies or other economic actors in Finland […]

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Newsletter 1/2014

Find enclosed the link to our latest EEP newsletter.  EEP S&EA Newsletter 1/2014 >> If you did not receive the latest newsletter, Subscribe to our newsletter here >>    

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Success stories – Gigawatt Global

The EEP programme partially funded project Gigawatt Global successfully closed on $23.7 million in financing on an 8.5 MW solar photovoltaic power plant from an international consortium of equity investors and debt providers including Norway’s development finance institution Norfund, Dutch development bank FMO (which arranged the senior debt package), the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), and Norwegian-headquartered […]

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Sixth EEP S&EA CFP attracts private sector applications for more than € 30 million

CFP6, the application period of which closed earlier today January 15th, has received close to 100 concept note application submissions for a wide array of both renewable energy and energy efficiency business projects in EEP Partner countries in southern and east Africa. The vast majority features a primary target group for CFP6, i.e. local private […]

The CFP6 application period is now closed

CFP6 is now closed for the concept note submission. The final date for the submission was January 15th 2014 at 13.00 (GMT+2). CFP6 was the first Call for window 2 in the EEP history and hence ECO team wants thank all of the organizations who applied for the fund. The concept notes screening is now […]

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CFP6 Frequently Asked Questions

Sixth Call for Proposals Frequently Asked Questions The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa, Phase II Sixth Call for Proposals (CFP6) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Market Creation: – Bridging Near-Commercial Local Projects to Sustainable Bankability With emphasis on the most frequently asked questions, this is an edited summary of the enquiry period […]

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5- Star Cook Stoves Won the 2013 Seed Award!

EEP S&EA funded project, 5 Star Cook Stoves has been awarded with a SEED (Supporting Entepreneurs for Sustainable Development) award! The SEED is awarded by UNEP, UNDP and IUCN. The 5 star cook stoves –project was awarded with the EEP grant on the 3rd call for proposals and again on the 5th call for proposals […]