Entries by EEP Coordination Office

Mini-grids ready for primetime, lack support: report

A new EEP Africa study of dozens of projects says renewable energy mini-grids in Sub-Saharan Africa are generating high-quality grid power, providing 24/7 electricity services, creating jobs and boosting local economies NAIROBI, September 12, 2018 — Today, the Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP Africa) released a new report, “Opportunities and Challenges in the […]

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

Challenges and Opportunities in the Mini-Grid Market – Findings from the EEP Africa Portfolio EEP Africa, in close collaboration with Power for All, will launch an in-depth study on mini-grids based on findings from the portfolio of pioneering mini-grid projects receiving support as part of the EEP Africa mandate to provide early stage grant and catalytic […]

Tanzania approves its first Wind Farm Project with EEP support

Windlab Limited and its local subsidiary Windlab Developments Tanzania Ltd has been awarded an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Certificate for the construction of the Miombo Hewani Wind Farm and Transmission line project, located in Southern Central Tanzania. Miombo Hewani has been approved for up to 300MW of capacity.  Windlab’s ESIA certificate is the […]

New EEP report on Mini-Grids

EEP Africa is launching a new report, “Challenges and Opportunities in the Mini-Grid Market – Findings from the EEP Africa Portfolio  in September 2018. The study highlights findings from EEP funded mini-grid projects and provides a key learning tool for the growing sector. If you wish to be among the first ones to receive the full report […]

EEP Africa at African Utility Week 15-17 May

We warmly welcome you to join the EEP Africa Call for Proposals Launch at the African Utility Week in Cape Town on 15 May. The event takes place at 16:30 in the Workshop area 1. Please see more information here and remember to register for a free exhibition pass to enter the event. At the Launch you will have […]