Report: EEP Africa Project Portfolio 2019
The Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP Africa) is a multi-donor fund providing early stage grant and catalytic fnancing to innovative clean energy projects, technologies and business models in 15 countries across Southern and East Africa. EEP Africa aims to support countries in the region towards the realisation of a climate resilient, zero-carbon future.
The immediate objective is to enhance clean energy access, development and investment across the region, with a particular focus on benefting poor, vulnerable and underserved groups. EEP Africa achieves this through direct financing of a diversified portfolio of clean energy projects, investment facilitation and business development support, as well as knowledge exchange, policy and partnerships.
EEP Africa’s project portfolio is chosen through a competitive process. Applications are evaluated based on concept innovation, development impact, business model and fnancial sustainability. A total of 530 applications were received in the 14th Call for Proposals. The 28 projects presented in this booklet were selected for fnancing and began implementation in 2019.
Since 2010, EEP Africa has channeled more than EUR 70 million to 250 pioneering projects. These projects have created over 10,000 jobs, improved clean energy access for over 5 million people, and reduced 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 e. EEP Africa is currently hosted and managed by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) with funding from Austria, Finland and NDF.
Download the project portfolio below.