Upcoming Events in Mozambique & Botswana

All interested clean energy sector players (companies, social enterprises and research institutes) are welcome to attend these upcoming events in Maputo and Gaborone. Please see details and links to the relevant registration forms below. Come learn more about EEP Africa funding opportunities!  Private Sector Day on 21 November in Maputo EEP Africa and GET.invest will […]

Promoting Clean Cooking Investment at Nairobi Forum

EEP Africa moderated a panel on “Clean Cooking Investment: What are Investors Looking for?” at the Clean Cooking Forum 2019 in Nairobi on 6 November 2019 On 6 November, EEP Africa Portfolio Coordinator Fred Eklund led a panel discussion on clean cooking investment at the Clean Cooking Forum 2019. He began by highlighting recent trends in the sector, including […]

EEP Africa Project of the Year 2019: Call for Nominations!

EEP Africa invites nominations (including self-nominations!) for the EEP Africa 2019 Project of the Year. Submit your application by 31 October! What is the Award? The EEP Africa Project of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an EEP Africa portfolio company during 2019. Shortlisted finalists will be invited to present their business case and […]

EEP Africa Approves 19 New Projects Featuring Women in Clean Energy

11 female CEOs stand out among the 19 clean energy startups, early stage companies and projects at feasibility stage approved by the EEP Africa Innovation Window Investment Committee The EEP Africa Innovation Window Investment Committee (IC) met in Nairobi, Kenya on 26 September 2019 to approve funding for a new cohort of projects submitted under […]

Market Report: Clean Energy Financing Demand

EEP Africa received a total of 530 applications in its 14th Call for Proposals (CfP14). This was five times the average number of applications received in previous calls, demonstrating the high demand for early stage financing in the clean energy sector. The applications covered a wide variety of project types, technologies and geographical areas. Collectively, […]

EEP Africa Team Sees Impact on the Ground

The EEP Africa team recently visited a number of projects from its portfolio in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. The projects covered a range of clean energy technologies that highlight the diverse EEP Africa portfolio, including mini-grids, micro-hydro, electric mobility, solar home systems and improved cookstoves. It’s always exciting to see the impact that EEP […]

Investor Forum Matchmakes Companies and Investors in Clean Energy

EEP Africa, Shell Foundation and Factor[e] Ventures together with select investors and companies come together in Nairobi for high energy investor day. EEP Africa, Shell Foundation and Factor[e] Ventures convened a select group of impact investors for structured matchmaking meetings with a curated group of high impact, investible clean energy companies in Nairobi on 24 […]

Solar Irrigation Highlights NDF Portfolio Synergies

New loan financing from Off-Grid Energy Access Fund builds on early stage support from EEP Africa and highlights synergies in the NDF clean energy portfolio. The Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI-OGEF) recently announced a new investment in SunCulture, a Kenya-based company specializing in solar pumping, irrigation and technology solutions for small holder farmers. “This is the perfect illustration […]