China Rural Energy Enterprise Development (CREED)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

China Rural Energy Enterprise Development (CREED) initiative is helping to create a sustainable energy development path for rural people in the biologically rich and diverse northwest Yunnan Province and neighboring areas of Western China.

Open to Applications: 
Application Time Frame: 

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Climate Objective: 
Administrator Type: 
Intergovernmental Organization
Financial Instruments Offered: 
Concessional Loans, Grants, Market-rate Loans
Direct Access: 
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Fund Size: 

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Financing Award: 
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Green Village Credit, The Nature Conservancy China Program.
Implementing Entity: 

E+Co, Green Village Credit, The Nature Conservancy China Program, Rural Credit Cooperatives (RCCs).

Steps to Access & Application Procedure: 

The CREED approach is built upon the four project components:
1. Capacity Building Component
2. Enterprise Development Component (Clean Energy Services Initiative: CESI)
3. Consumer Credit and Income?Generation Component (GreenVillage Credit)
4. Communication, Dissemination, and Outreach Component

There is not enough information about how to apply, however there are some contact information for each project component.

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.

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures: 

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Co-financing Requirements (if applicable): 

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Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income: 

The Project will focus on the mountain and plateau areas in Yunnan, China, with the bulk of the effort directed at the northwestern parts of the province and surrounding areas.

Contact Information

GVC component by TNC:
Xia Zuzhang

CESI component by E+Co:

CREED project by UNEP:
Lawrence Agbemabiese

E+Co China Office
Suite 1302, Hongcheng Plaza, Qingnian Road,
Kunming, Yunnan Province 650021, China
Phone (+86-871) 3120934
Fax (+86-871) 3100897
China Investment Officer: Ms. Wu Jing
Asia Regional Manager: Mr. Jeffery Dickinson

TNC CREED GreenVillage Credit Project Office
Room 702, Office Building of Yunnan Provincial Meteorological Bureau
77 Xichang Road, Kunming, Yunnan Province 650034, China
Phone/Fax (+86-871) 414.1283
Xia Zuzhang
CREED GreenVillage Credit Project Coordinator
TNC China Alternative Energy Program Manager
Aki Maruyama
Programme Officer, Energy Branch
Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE)
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

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Sectors & Topics: 
Energy Efficiency
Renewable Energy
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