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

EEP Africa CfP14 Goes Live in Cape Town

A new video release and a panel of past EEP Africa grant recipients…

EEP Africa Investor Forum in Cape Town spotlights deal flow

EEP Africa hosts investor representatives and EEP Africa project…

New EEP report on Mini-Grids

EEP Africa is launching a new report, “Challenges and Barriers…

EEP Africa at African Utility Week 15-17 May

We warmly welcome you to join the EEP Africa Call for Proposals…