NDF publication: Spurring climate innovation through challenge funds

Nordic Development Fund (NDF) launched a new publication on the role of challenge funds in spurring climate innovation at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, on Tuesday 11 December in an NDF-organised side event at the Nordic Pavilion. NDF’s publication Spurring climate innovation through challenge funds explores innovation spurred by two challenge funds that are managed by NDF, EEP Africa […]

EEP Africa Trust Fund enters full operational mode

29 projects, representing EUR 14 million in requested funding, were approved by the EEP Investment Committee during a week which also featured the first meeting of the EEP Supervisory Board. The EEP Investment Committee, consisting of representatives from theMinistry forForeign Affairs of Finland(MFA),Nordic Development Fund(NDF), andAustrian Development Agency(ADA), convened on 13 November in Pretoria to […]

Awarding of EEP PoY 2018 closed the busy Rwanda Energy Week

The latest EEP Africa Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) capped off the Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth – Rwanda Energy Week in Kigali. The event attracted over 120 specialists with lively discussions on mini-grids, private sector experiences and financing. Participants included project developers, equity and impact investors, researchers, and representatives of renewable energy associations, development banks, […]

EEP Africa shares experiences on gender and energy in Ethiopia

EEP Africa was a guest speaker at a course on Power Production Planning and Energy Trading  that was organized by Nordic Energy Research in Addis Ababa on 22-23 October 2018. EEP’s gender specialist, Ms. Lotta Wilkman, presented insights and experiences on gender and energy in Africa with the audience of Ethiopian project developers and other […]

Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth – Rwanda Energy Week

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Energy Private Developers (EPD) in partnership with the Global Alliance for Clean Cooking, Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), the World Bank, the European Union, EEP Africa, Solar Plaza, GOGLA, Shell Foundation, bfz and many others organize the 2nd Edition of the […]

Welcome to EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum in Kigali, Rwanda

In collaboration with Energy Private Developers (EPD) of Rwanda and as part of the Rwanda Sustainable Energy Week, EEP Africa will host its 7th Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) on Friday November 9, at Kigali Convention Center, Rwanda. See the agenda here >>   Background The EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum, organised since 2014, is an active […]

It’s time to select the EEP Project of the Year 2018!

EEP Project of the Year will be awarded for the 4th time at EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum on 9 November in Kigali, Rwanda. See the announcement below and apply for the award!    

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 […]