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 […]

EEP Africa Trust Fund 2018 Annual Report

EEP Africa is proud to publish the first Annual Report since its transition to a multi-donor fund hosted by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF). The report highlights the new project portfolio and plans for the future, while also showcasing EEP Africa’s cumulative achievements since 2010. In 2018, NDF proudly took on the legacy and future […]

EEP Africa Kick-starts African Utility Week with its Investor Forum

13 May 2019, Cape Town, South Africa EEP Africa organised a successful matchmaking session for investors and renewable energy companies in Cape Town on Monday. Held one day before the start of Africa Utility Week (AUW), this event brought together local, regional and global investors and EEP Africa-supported companies to spur follow-on investments in the […]

EEP Africa Presents its New Project Portfolio

A diverse portfolio of 28 new projects are being funded by EEP Africa in 2019. EEP Africa received a total of 530 applications in its 14th Call for Proposals. The proposed projects covered a variety of renewable energy technologies and business models across Southern and East Africa. At the end of the highly competitive evaluation […]