Energy and Environment Partnership in Southern and East Africa (EEP S&EA)
EEP Africa provides early stage grant and catalytic debt financing for innovative clean energy projects, technologies and business models in Southern and East Africa. The immediate objective is to enhance clean energy access, development and investment, with a particular focus on benefitting vulnerable and underserved groups. EEP Africa focuses on three core activities:
Knowledge, Policy and Partnerships: EEP Africa leverages the extraordinary applied learning happening inside its diverse project portfolio to develop a wide range of knowledge products that advance clean energy understanding and awareness. EEP Africa regularly organizes Knowledge Exchange Forums (KEFs), which are open events that bring together clean energy stakeholders for discussions on trends, experiences and lessons learned.
An application for the EEP grant can be submitted during the Call For Proposals. Calls are currently planned to run bi-annually. Announcement of the opening a Call For Proposal can be found on the eepafrica.org website. It will also be sent by email to all EEP S&EA Newsletter subscribers.
The timeline, specific eligibility criteria and application guidelines are Call For Proposal Specific. The application documents can be found from the application documents section when the Call for proposals is open.
2013-2017: EUR 35 million
EEP Africa runs regular Calls for proposals. Invitations to submit a full proposal will be communicated to shortlisted applicants at the end of August. The deadline for full proposals is the end of September and final decisions will be made at the end of October. Contracting periods will run between November and December with a maximum 24 month implementation period.