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EEP S&EA has published two new Innovative Business Models from Rwanda and Kenya

  NURU – GIVING LIGHT IN RWANDA The second published Innovative Business Model presents Nuru Energy (Nuru), a Rwandan company providing rural households with access to sustainable, off-grid energy solutions. Nuru’s business model provides not only access to affordable energy, but also a platform to develop rural entrepreneurship. The new, environmentally safe product offering involves four key […]

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EEP In-Depth Study on Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is a concept that affects all systems that produce, transmit, store or consume energy and it has been called as one of the world’s greatest future ‘sources’ of energy. The EEP S&EA has published an In-Depth Study on Energy Efficiency. This report highlights energy efficiency issues relating to different technologies applied in the projects […]

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Learn more about Energy Efficiency issues from EEP Technical Briefs

EEP has produced a series of technical briefs, which provide introductions to some of the key concepts relating to energy efficiency in the EEP projects and enhance the understanding of the energy efficiency’s technical background.  The first brief addresses the different aspects of energy efficiency on a more general level and the second one highlights […]

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First EEP Investor Forum welcomed as a great initiative

On Monday the 5th of December, the EEP programme organised its first Investor Forum in Sandton, Johannesburg. The objective of the event was to bring EEP project developers who are looking for post-EEP investment in their company or project(s) in contact with potential investors. Each of the 16 EEP projects represented at the Forum was […]

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EEP Investor Forum 5 December 2016

INVITATION TO APPLY EEP S&EA will be hosting an Investor Forum in Johannesburg on Monday 5th of December 2016. We will offer an exclusive opportunity for the EEP project developers to meet potential investors to discuss about further project financing beyond the EEP. The detailed list of the invited investors will be tailored and published […]

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Renewables have surpassed coal last year to become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world

About 500,000 solar panels were installed every day last year as a record-shattering surge in green electricity saw renewables overtake coal as the world’s largest source of installed power capacity. The International Energy Agency announced that it has significantly increased its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp […]

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EEP S&EA Semi-annual Programme report

EEP S&EA Semi-annual Programme report 2016 has been published on the website. Read about the consolidated results of our projects and activities that were carried out during January and June this year. The report is available here>>  

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Paris Climate Change Agreement entering into force

October 5, 2016 The Paris Climate Change Agreement will enter into force as over 55 Parties covering more than 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions ratified the agreement. Therefore, the Paris Agreement will enter into force on November 4. “This is a truly historic moment for people everywhere. The two key thresholds needed […]