EEP Africa strives to provide companies with tools and resources to help them succeed in the challenging and rapidly evolving clean energy sector in Africa. In addition to guidelines for grantees, this section offers information relevant to any company working in the sector, including links to resources and events developed by our partners.

Project Guidelines

EEP Africa provides guidance to its portfolio companies during the planning and implementation of their projects. Guidelines on project administration, financial management, branding and marking can be found here.


E-waste Toolkit

EEP Africa, in partnership with CLASP, has compiled a set of resources to support companies overcome many of the barriers to e-waste management and recycling in East and Southern Africa. In this toolkit, project developers will find best practices for off-grid solar e-waste management, resources on local legislation, and recommendations for recycling services.

Sector Events

Microgrid Global Innovation Forum (13-15 September 2022) taking place in London, focuses on microgrid advances, case studies and applications in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the event draws industry professionals from around the world interested in maximizing the effective use of renewable and distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments. Learn more here. 

African Renewables Investment Summit (27-29 September 2022) taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. Africa Renewables Investment Summit (ARIS) is a leading renewable energy investment summit with a conference and expo. The event seeks to accelerate renewable energy investment in African countries by linking institutional investors, project developers, policy makers, energy utilities, regulators, corporates and the most influential energy sector decision makers under one roof. Learn more here. 

Smarter Mobility Africa Summit (5-7 October 2022) taking place in Tshwane, South Africa provides a 360 degree experience of the mobility industry, touching on all verticals from the most exciting industry in the world! We’re interested in making the way we move people and products in Africa smarter, to unlock the full social, environmental, and economic opportunities that come from well coordinated integrated transport system that serves everyone.  Learn more here. 

Clean Cooking Forum (11-13 October 2022) taking place in Accra, Ghana, is the clean cooking sector’s flagship event. Join the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) and the Government of Ghana at the event which will convene global leaders to pave the way for much needed action. Join policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, donors, and other key partners to help bring clean cooking to the billions who live without it. Learn more here. 

Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo (18-20 October 2022) in Kigali, Rwanda hosted by GOGLA and The World Bank Group’s Lighting Global Program. The 7th edition of this event is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, networking and showcasing off-grid solar products and services. Learn more here. 

Partner Resources

EEP Africa values partnerships and knowledge sharing with other key players in the clean energy sector. Links to relevant publications and resources developed by EEP Africa partners can be found in this section.

Recent News