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Call for Experts on Clean Energy in Urban Water Works in Developing Countries and Emerging Economies

Vienna, Austria, 10-08-2016

Urban Water Works Developing Countries

REEEP is calling for experts and consultants for its new Roster for Clean Energy in Urban Water Works in developing countries and emerging economies.

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REEEP July Renewables Roundup: Summer of Solar

Vienna, Austria, 28-06-2016

The past month has seen the publication of a number of reports concerning renewable energy and energy efficiency. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in particular released a number of interesting publications on...

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Sweden opens first financing round of €20m off-grid electrification fund for Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia, 21-06-2016

The Government of Sweden and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) announced today the opening of the first financing round of the Power Africa: Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia. The €20m Fund aims to...

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Tide of support for Climate Knowledge Manifesto

Vienna, Austria, 30-05-2016

Sigmund Kluckner, the Coordinator of the Climate Knowledge Brokers Group, provides a round-up of the astonishing response received by the Group’s ‘Manifesto’ since it was launched some eight months ago. Could delivering the ...

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Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing Accepting Applications

Vienna, Austria, 22-03-2016

The Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing (SPICEF) seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-up and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking...

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The Private Finance Gap: Challenges and Opportunities

Paris, France, 18-01-2016

At the Paris COP21, an expert panel including REEEP's Martin Hiller and Peter Storey of CTI-PFAN looked at the challenges and opportunities to scaling-up private financing for adaptation projects in the developing world.     

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Rockefeller Foundation and REEEP to investigate lessons of mini-grid market development in India

Delhi, India, 14-12-2015

Since 2010, The Rockefeller Foundation has been working to expand access to electricity in India through a model utilising mini-grids for lighting and productive use. In 2014, The Rockefeller Foundation significantly intensified...

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REEEP at COP 21

Paris, France, 19-11-2015

The 21st Conference of the Parties, the most momentous COP in nearly two decades, begins on November 30th, 2015. REEEP will be participating in the following events at Le Bourget.

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IRENA and DTU Launch World’s Most Detailed Wind Resource Data

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22-10-2015

The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by IRENA and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The Global Wind Atlas provides wind...

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REEEP Kenya Ventures Announced as Powering Agriculture Innovators

Vienna, Austria, 22-10-2015

REEEP is proud to announce that two ventures from its Powering Agrifood Value Chains 2015 Portfolio have been announced as 2015 Innovators of the Powering Agriculture Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC). Sunculture and...

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Solar, the “sleeping lion” in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, 22-10-2015

A technician fits a solar panel on a corrugated rooftop. © Tom Gilks

With the vast majority of its population still energy poor, Africa is uniquely placed to leapfrog fossil fuel dependence and exploit its abundant natural resources in the form of sunlight, hydropower and wind. WWF and REEEP co-...

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Climate organizations call for renewed efforts to communicate climate change knowledge and spur action

London, United Kingdom, 16-09-2015

This year marked the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which swept through America’s Gulf coast, wreaking a staggering USD 108 billion in damage and killing more than 1,800 people. In May of 2015, a heatwave in India cost...

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Mobilising the Private Sector for Renewable Development

Vienna, Austria, 25-06-2015

“We often hear talk of routes, pathways and roadmaps toward a low carbon future,” began Martin Hiller, Director General of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), in his introduction to a panel discussion...

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