Early stage grant financing for projects in active development through competitive, open calls-for-proposals. There have been 15 calls since 2010.
Applicants for funding must meet the eligibility criteria defined in the Application Guidelines for that particular call. All proposed projects should be aligned with national development planning, including the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), of the country of operations. Applications should also be aligned with EEP Africa’s cross-cutting objectives: climate change, poverty reduction, development effectiveness, inclusive development, gender equality and human rights.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Companies (including start-ups), Non-profit Organisations, Social Enterprises
TECHNOLOGIES: Biofuels Liquid, Biogas, Cookstoves, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Hydropower, Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Solid Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Wind Power, other RE/EE technology or combination of technologies
PROJECT TYPES: Feasibility Studies or Pilot, Demonstration, Replication, or Scale-up Projects
A gender-themed call focused on creating economic and leadership opportunities for women. Nineteen projects approved for financing out of 285 applications.
Impact investing window providing flexible, follow-on debt financing to successful EEP Africa grantees. The first loans are expected to be contracted in early 2020.