Absolute Energy Solar plant in Uganda

Invitation to 6th EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum in Kampala, Uganda

The EEP S&EA will be hosting its 6th Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) on the 11th of October 2017 at Protea Hotel Kampala, Uganda. You are warmly welcome to join the KEF to hear about the recent developments of renewable energy sector in Uganda and East Africa. The EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum organised since 2014 has been an active […]


Nordic Climate Facility to launch a new CfP in August 2017

Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) is a challenge fund providing grant support for innovative climate change projects in developing countries. NCF’s seventh Call for Proposals, open from 28 August to 29 September 2017, carries a theme of Climate as Business—Testing innovative green business concepts with a focus on climate-related business ideas with potential to become commercially […]

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Renewable Energy Market Landscape Study highlights the unique value and need of EEP’s flexible early-stage funding in Southern and East Africa

As part of preparations for EEP Phase III the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in association with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) have commissioned and published a market landscape study on renewable energy, covering the current 13 EEP S&EA countries as […]


Save the date for next KEF in Uganda and apply for EEP Project of the Year 2017 Award

The 6th EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum will take place in Kampala, Uganda on the 11th of October. Winner of the EEP Project of the Year Award will get an opportunity to participate in the world’s leading startup event Slush, Helsinki. All project developers and other actors in the renewable energy sector are invited to join the 6th […]

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EEP encourages projects to join Slush Singapore to expand their horizons

Slush Singapore is the East Asian sister of the world’s leading startup event Slush Helsinki. Aligning with the goals of EEP, one of this year’s five themes at Slush Singapore is “Redefining Gaia – Building a Sustainable Planet” which invites innovative and effective startups to deliver long-term solutions for the environment. If you are an […]


The third EEP In-Depth Study addresses the role of women and girls in renewable and energy efficiency projects of the EEP portfolio

Women and girls are important consumers of energy, and they benefit the most from the availability of sustainable and affordable energy sources. Women’s participation in the value chain of renewable energy solutions has been recognised as indispensable to realising the sustainable development goals. Gender equality is a cross-cutting theme in EEP and the new EEP […]


Innovative Business Model: EEP project developer SimGas turns manure into energy and fertilizer

The fresh EEP S&EA Innovative Business Model publication features a rapidly growing biogas company SimGas. Currently operating in Kenya and Tanzania, SimGas manufactures, sells and installs domestic off-the-shelf biogas digester systems for rural farming households. Fed with water and manure from livestock, the digester produces both biogas for daily cooking, and fertilizer slurry which can […]


Investors and Projects highlighted the value of the successful EEP Investor Forum

EEP organised the second Investor Forum in Nairobi, Kenya on 30 May The EEP Investor Forum was again highly successful in bringing EEP project developers who are looking for post-EEP investment in contact with potential investors. The event grew slightly from the first EEP Investor Forum as there was growing interest from projects and need […]