EEP Africa Project of the Year 2021: Call for Nominations

Nominations open for 2021 Project of the Year!


The Project of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement or innovation by an EEP Africa portfolio company during 2021. The nomination deadline is 24 October 2021.

Shortlisted finalists will be invited to present their business case and achievements to a jury panel of international experts during a virtual pitching session. The award will be presented to the jury’s top choice at the virtual EEP Africa Knowledge Week. The winner will be promoted through social media and offered a speaking opportunity at an energy sector event in 2022.

Who is eligible?

Any project developer that has received financing from EEP Africa since 2016 is eligible to nominate themselves. Local and women-led companies are encouraged to submit a nomination.

What do we look for?

Significant and verifiable achievement during 2021 in terms of innovation, delivery, impact and/or fundraising. We’re looking for a company with a success story that needs to be told!

How to apply?

Fill out an online application form describing your key achievements in 2021. Include contact information for one external reference (i.e. partner, investor, donor). Upload no more than 3 supporting files (photo, video, brochure) that document your achievement.

When will the winner be announced?

The 2021 award will be presented at the virtual EEP Africa Knowledge Week during 22-26 November.

DEADLINE: Submit your self-nomination by 24 October 2021

Read about the 2020 winner here >>

And see the list of all past winners here>>