Energy and Environment Partnership Programme (EEP)
The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme of Southern & East Africa (EEP S&EA) is a challenge fund that promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean technology investments in the Southern and East African regions. The EEP Programme supports projects which aim to provide sustainable energy services and energy security to the poor in rural and semi-urban areas while combatting climate change.
The 16th call for proposals is open. The theme is Clean Energy Powering Green Growth, with a particular focus on clean energy for productive use and clean energy in circular economy solutions. The deadline for proposals is 10 March 2020 13:00 (GMT +3).
EEP Innovation window provides early-stage grants and repayable grants between EUR 200,000 and EUR 500,000. The minimum co-financing is 30% of the total project budget.
Your project should implement innovative clean energy plans, technologies and business models, with a particular focus on clean energy for productive use and clean energy in circular economy solutions. Eligible technologies are Biofuels liquid, Biogas, Cookstoves, Energy Efficiency, Hybrid, Hydropower, Solar PV, Solar thermal, Solid biomass, Waste to energy and Wind power.
EEP makes a selection based on:
- Financial Sustainability
Projects should be implemented in one of the countries included in the EEP country list. Please refer to the EEP country list for an overview of the eligible countries.
- Companies and start-ups
- Non-profit and social enterprises
- Research institutes
- Stage one: concept note
- Stage two: full proposal, subject to EEP’s positive evaluation of the concept note
Advance Consulting developed successful EEP applications for clients with projects in Burundi (2), Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya (3) and Mozambique. We will guide and help you, from the initial assessment of your project idea up to the approval of the EEP application. Note that Advance Consulting is not affiliated with EEP. Contact Krisje Theuns-van Hees (Krisje@advanceconsulting.nl) for further information on the EEP programme.