About EEP

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The Energy and Environment Partnership covering Southern and East Africa (EEP Africa) is a multi-donor fund providing early stage grant and catalytic financing to innovative clean energy projects, technologies and business models. Since 2010, EEP Africa has been at the forefront of efforts to fast track clean energy access and sustainable and inclusive green growth, channeling more than EUR 57 million to 200+ pioneering projects with positive impacts on lives and livelihoods.

Success Stories

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Since 2010 EEP Africa has funded over 200 projects which aim to provide sustainable energy services to the poor and combat the climate change. The qualified EEP projects have also demonstrated high innovation in delivering clean energy, facilitating technology transfer, encouraging cooperation and local stakeholders’ participation. Read stories of successful EEP projects across the regions representing diverse technologies, project types and business models.

Our Projects

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EEP funded projects include various types of feasibility studies, pilot,  demonstration, replication and scale-up projects. Total funding for the first phase (2010-2013) was 25 million euros and for the second phase (2013-2017) over 35 million euros. EEP supports projects in all sectors of clean energy, including solid biomass, biogas and biofuels, solar PV, wind power, clean cookstoves, waste-to-energy, hydro and wave energy.

Recent news

Mini-grids ready for primetime, lack support: report

A new EEP Africa study of dozens of projects says renewable energy…

EEP Mini-Grid Study launch event on 12 September in Nairobi

Challenges and Opportunities in the Mini-Grid Market - Findings…

EEP Africa CfP14 attracted a record number of Concept Notes

CfP14 closed on 28 June and the EEP Africa team has been busy…

Austria confirms continued support to EEP Africa

3 July 2018 - The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) joined NDF…