Brazil Rural Energy Enterprise Development (B-Reed) / Desenvolvimento de Empresas de Energia Rural no Brasil

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

B-REED seeks to develop or strengthen sustainable energy enterprises that use clean or efficient energy
technologies to meet the energy needs of populations under-served by traditional means, creating
environmental and social benefits and stimulating sustainable local economic growth.

Support Type : 
Financial Assistance, Technical Assistance
Open to Applications : 
Yes
Climate Objective : 
Mitigation
Administrator Type : 
Intergovernmental Organization
Financial Instruments Offered : 
Concessional Loans, Equity, Market-rate Loans
Application Time Frame : 

Not specified

Direct Access : 
Not Specified
Fund Size : 

Not specified

Financing Award : 
Not Specified
Trustee : 
E+Co Brasil
Implementing Entity : 

E+Co Brasil: for enterprise development services.

Steps to Access & Application Procedure

B-REED offers rural energy entrepreneurs or existing companies looking to enter into the sustainable energy business through a combination of enterprise development services and start-up financing in the form of debt or equity. Services will also include training and hands-on business development services.

If you are an entrepreneur or existing business considering a business using clean energy technology in Brazil, an NGO or financial institution interested in learning more about how to work with B-REED,
please contact at:
E+Co (www.energyhouse.com) Derek Gallo derek@energyhouse.com
E+Co (www.energyhouse.com) Gina Rodolico gina@energyhouse.com
Instituto Eco-Engenho David Cerqueira david@ecoegenho.org.br
IDER (www.ider.org.br) Armando Abreu ider@matrix.com.br

Organizational and Decision Making Structure

The Rural Energy Enterprise Development (REED) initiative is a flagship UNEP Energy effort, in partnership with clean energy investor E+Co, Un Foundation, the W. Alton Jones Foundation, and a diverse group of country enterprise development partners.
B-Reed is an innovative partnership of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate, and Sustainable Development (URC),

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

Not specified

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable)

Not specified

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income

Currently focuses on the Northeast Brazil area.

Contact Information

http://www.b-reed.org/

E+Co
Gina Rodolico
383 Franklin St., Bloomfield,
Bloomfield, NJ 07003, USA
Tel: +973-680-9100
Fax: +973-680-8066
http://www.energyhouse.com
gina@energyhouse.com

UNEP DTIE
Eric Usher
39-43 quai André Citroën,
75739 Paris, France
Tel: +33-144-371-429
Fax: +33-144-.371-474
http://www.uneptie.org/energy
eric.usher@unep.fr

UNEP RISOE
Juan Zak
Risø National Laboratory
4000 Roskilde, Denmark
http://uneprisoe.org/
juan.zak@risoe.dk

E+Co Brasil
Lucio Felix
Edístio Ponde Street, 353
Emp. Tancredo Neves, Sala 1101/1104 - Stiep
Salvador, Bahia - Brazil CEP 41760-310
Tel: +55 (71) 341-5344
http://www.b-reed.org
lucio@energyhouse.com

Last Updated : 
01.09.16