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

NDF publication: Spurring climate innovation through challenge funds

Nordic Development Fund (NDF) launched a new publication…

EEP Africa Trust Fund enters full operational mode

29 projects, representing EUR 14 million in requested…

Awarding of EEP PoY 2018 closed the busy Rwanda Energy Week

The latest EEP Africa Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) capped off…

EEP Africa Notice Board

See the Notice Board for invitations to clean energy events, funding opportunities and announcements from EEP project developers >>

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