Entries by EEP Coordination Office

New EEP report on Mini-Grids

EEP Africa is launching a new report, “Challenges and Barriers to the Uptake of Mini-Grid Projects in Southern and East Africa” in July 2018. The report uncovers new findings on the socio-economic impact of mini-grids on remote communities in Africa. If you wish to be among the first ones to receive the full report please […]

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 […]

EEP Africa Programme Results – Highlights 2017

EEP Africa has achieved excellent results and enabled access to clean energy for 900,000+ households in Southern and East Africa EEP Africa Highlights 2017 report presents results-based evidence from EEP projects and clearly shows EEP’s contribution to the Programme Impact of “greater access to sustainable energy services achieved through fast-tracking renewable energy projects supported by technological learning, […]

Signing Launches New Phase for EEP Africa

 The new Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund covering Southern and East Africa goes live with a combined commitment of EUR 25 million from Finland and NDF    NDF hosted a delegation from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA Finland) today for the signing of a EUR 15 million financing commitment to the […]

Innovative Business Model by SunCulture

EEP grantee SunCulture  manufactures and finances solar-powered water pumping and irrigation systems for smallholder farmers across Africa. SunCulture’s goal is to provide cheaper and more sustainable way to grow high quality vegetable by replacing expensive and environmentally harmful fuel pumps with efficient solar pumps and by offering a wide range of affordable irrigation solutions. Very few tailored […]

EEP supports project developers through videos

 EEP supports Project Developers by producing a series of videos featuring some of the most interesting EEP funded projects. The videos provide a visualization of the achievements and work by these Project Developers. They can be used to increase the visibility of the project and thus support the Project Developer in marketing and raising interest […]

NDF encouraged discussion on blended finance at COP23

Leveraging public financing to scale up progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was the theme of a COP23 side event and panel discussion hosted by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) on Tuesday 14 November in Bonn. Pasi Hellman, NDF’s Managing Director, kicked off the event at the Nordic Pavilion where […]