Rwanda Gigawatt Project Photo: Gigawatt Global

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 […]

Devergy Technician (photo: Devergy)

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>>  

REG10039 stove Photo: Inyenyeri

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 […]

Photo: Inyenyeri

The Proof Is In The Cooking – study on innovative business model

Inyenyeri is a for-profit renewable energy company, whose mission is to break the cycle of energy poverty, through the provision of a fuel and Fan Gasifying Cook Stove solution, which can be sustainably scaled to serve more than 2 million Rwandan households. The Innovative Business Model by Inyenyeri is closely followed by other pellet producers […]

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EEP Projects winning at the East Africa Power Industry Awards

During the recent East Africa Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) in Nairobi the EEP programme was present with a double exhibition booth showcasing the programme itself and three of our projects: BURN energy efficient stove manufacturer, the Solar E-cycles project and the Light up Africa project. During a session at one of the technical workshops another […]

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EEP’s fourth Knowledge Exchange Forum great success!

On Tuesday the 20th of September the EEP programme organised its fourth Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) in Nairobi. As part of the knowledge management component of EEP the concept of “Knowledge Exchange Forums” has been developed. In these KEFs we intend to bring together EEP funded projects and other stakeholders in the sector. Earlier KEFs […]

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EEP Project of the year 2016 winner announcement

During the recent Knowledge Exchange Forum, the Energy & Environment Partnership programme (EEP) selected the winner for the ”EEP project of the year award”. All ongoing or completed EEF funded projects were eligible to submit a nomination for this award. In total 16 applications were received for the award, of which three were shortlisted. All […]

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IEA: Global energy investment down 8% in 2015 with flows signalling move towards cleaner energy

A newly released report by the International Energy Agency EIA shows that global energy investment fell by 8% in 2015, with a drop in oil and gas upstream spending outweighing continued robust investment in renewables, electricity networks and energy efficiency. The report provides a comprehensive insight to the investments in the energy sector, across fuels, technologies […]