Call for Proposals: The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP-S&EA)
The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP-S&EA) seeks good and innovative project proposals concerning renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Opening date for proposals: Thursday March 25th 2010
Deadline for proposals: Wednesday April 14th 2010 at 12.00 South African time.
Only electronic submissions are approved.
The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP-S&EA) is established for achieving more efficient use of renewable energy sources, which Southern and East African countries hold abundant amount. EEP-S&EA’s objectives are:
· Increased access to sustainable energy services derived from renewable energy sources like solar, hydro, wind, biofuels and geothermal energy
· Reduced growth rate of GHG emissions due to energy services
The programme provides part-financing for feasibility studies aiming to concrete investments as well as pilot and demonstration projects. Target sectors are companies, research institutions and other institutions on public and private sector. Special attention will be given to rural areas by demonstrating new solutions of the energy field.
EEP-S&EA covers the following countries: Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zambia. Applicants must belong to one of the member countries of EEP-S&EA. Regional proposals from countries involved are also welcomed.
Proposals are to be filled in on the form below and sent to the following address no later than April 14th 2010: All applications to be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy the relevant country representative. (Please see country representative document for ease of reference)
EEP-S&EA is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and Austrian Development Agency and hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).