REEEP issues 9th call for energy-efficiency project proposals


Seeks proposals that facilitate upscaling renewable-energy and energy-efficiency technologies

The REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) is inviting NGOs, governments, regulators, businesses, enterprises, local financial institutions, and others to submit project proposals that facilitate upscaling renewable-energy and energy-efficiency technologies at national and international levels. REEEP will support approximately 30 projects with €4.1 million in total REEEP funds. The project call has been made possible by the contributions of the Governments of Norway, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Maximum REEEP funding per project is €150,000 and co-funding is strongly encouraged. Five thematic topics are :

  • scaling up successful business models
  • supporting off-grid generation
  • harnessing clean energy in food production
  • employing clean energy in providing a reliable water supply
  • opening up energy data in emerging markets
More specific topics have also been defined by region. The Primary priority countries are Brazil, Colombia, China, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Peru, South Africa, and Vietnam. Secondary priority countries are Bolivia, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Nepal, Lao PDR, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mozambique, Niger, Tanzania, and Tunisia. Timeline
  • Initial proposals for new projects due by21st September 2012
  • Shortlist inviting full proposals will be published on 11 October 2012
  • Final, full proposals due by9th November 2012
  • Proposals for replication and scale-up of earlier projects as well as proposals from governments, regulators and development financial institutions follow a one-stage process, with full proposals due by9th November 2012
Application Process Read the REEEP Strategy Overview 2012-2015 and FAQ before the Call for Proposals. Make formal application through the website linked below. REEEP REEEP Strategy Overview REEEP FAQ REEEP 9th Programme Cycle Call for Proposals REEEP Application Process