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REEEP shortlists 84 projects in 9th funding call

Some 84 projects have now been shortlisted from the 577 initial proposals received in REEEP’s 9th funding cycle. These shortlisted projects have just been notified by e-mail that they are invited submit full proposals by 9 November 2012.  In addition, full proposals for the replication and scale-up of earlier REEEP projects as well as proposals from governments, regulators and development financial institutions are also welcomed by the same date.

Feed-in tariff workshop grapples with African realities

More than 120 energy regulators, utilities and policy-makers from 14 African countries have taken part in a Johannesburg workshop on designing and implementing stable, long-term renewable energy (RE) support schemes such feed-in tariffs in an African setting.  Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are already used to promote RE in more than 30 countries around the world, and South Africa has also recently introduced a FIT scheme.

REEEP-funded expansion of CTI PFAN to Mozambique and Uganda shows results in AFRICEF business plan competition

Nine clean energy projects that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Africa by ca. 500,000 metric tons a year, the equivalent of taking 85,000 cars off the road annually, were presented to investors in Johannesburg at the CTI-PFAN Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF) on 15 September 2010.

National Action Plan for Biomass in China shows that 30% of rural energy demand can be met through bioenergy

The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Engineering (CAAE) and Environmental and Energy Development Consulting Ltd. (EED) have released a REEEP-funded report “National Action Plan for Rural Biomass Renewable Energy Development in China”, which provides detailed measures to enable China to achieve its biomass development target in the medium and long term.

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