EEP Africa CfP14 Goes Live in Cape Town

A new video release and a panel of past EEP Africa grant recipients mark the launch of the latest EEP Africa Call for Proposals With a well-attended event on the first day of Africa Utility Week (AUW) in Cape Town, the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and the EEP Africa team officially opened the EEP Africa […]

EEP Africa Investor Forum in Cape Town spotlights deal flow

EEP Africa hosts investor representatives and EEP Africa project developers for a matchmaking session at the start of Africa Utility Week in Cape Town 14 May 2018, Cape Town, South Africa – A group of clean energy sector investors representing venture capital, impact finance, private equity, DFIs and financial institutions came together with EEP Africa […]

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 joins a road show with NDF around the Nordic region

EEP Africa, along with the Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) will be featured by NDF in a series of climate and development finance road show events around the Nordic region during the month of May. Both funds offer early-stage project financing for projects with a climate focus. On the road show EEP will be introducing the next Call […]

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 […]