EEP Africa Response to COVID-19

EEP Africa Rising Energy Leaders: Call for Nominations

EEP Africa supports innovative projects that are building skills, creating jobs and opening entrepreneurship opportunities for youth in the clean energy sector. With this new award, EEP Africa aims to shine a spotlight on some of the young professionals who are leading the clean energy transition in Africa.

The nomination deadline is 28 October 2020. Up to five (5) nominees will be selected for recognition and showcased at an EEP Africa virtual event and in social media.

Who is eligible?

Any young person (no older than 35 years at the time of nomination) who has added value to a project funded by EEP Africa.

What do we look for?

  • A strong commitment to advancing clean energy solutions
  • At least 3 years of experience with clean energy technology, sales or business models
  • Demonstrated professional growth or achievement within the company
  • An emerging leader with goals for the future


How to apply?

Fill out an online application form and upload a copy of your CV (in English) and details about your connection to the EEP Africa portfolio (name of project developer and your relationship to it). Include contact information for one reference (i.e. supervisor, colleague, mentor) from the relevant EEP Africa project developer.

When will the winners be announced?

The nominees selected for recognition as Rising Energy Leaders will be presented during a virtual event in mid-November.

DEADLINE: Submit your (self-)nomination by 28 October 2020.