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SWITCH Africa Green Close Out Event Highlights Project Successes

On Thursday, 18 January 2018, the REEEP and SANEDI Teams hosted a Close Out Event to mark the end of the EU-funded SWITCH Africa Green project “Sustainable Energy Consumption and Production in Agriculture and Integrated Waste Management” at the Kleinkaap Hotel in Pretoria. Working in collaboration with UNEP, UNDP and UNOPS, REEEP provided training programmes and direct capacity building activities to 150 MSMEs in the South African agricultural sector, to support them in introducing clean energy solutions into their daily operations.

REEEP at COP23 - Fiji in Bonn

Fiji is hosting the 23rd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will be held in Bonn, Germany. As every year, REEEP will be present, organising and participating in side events. The list below gives an overview of where to find us, and will be updated daily before and during the COP.

COP23 Side Event: Financing Transformative, Resilient Development Outcomes - Approaches from Eastern and Southern Africa

How can countries use climate finance to transition to low-emission, climate-resilient development pathways? This side event explores what financing paradigm-shifting transformative development looks like in practice, presenting experiences from Namibia, Rwanda and the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia.

REEEP Annual Report 2017

The 2017 REEEP Annual Report is titled Clean Energy Markets in Motion. It describes how REEEP's approach stimulates community-driven clean energy market development, and introduces major projects and milestones of 2016/17. Highlights include the relaunch of the Private Financing Advisory Network, the launch of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia and the launch of the Climate Change, Clean Energy and Urban Water project in South Africa.

Press Release: Sweden's Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia Signs First Contracts with Energy Service Providers. The Goal: Modern Energy for One Million Zambians

Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Henrik Cederin, VITALITE Director John Fay and long-standing VITALITE distributor Mr. Chongo at the contract signing in Mr. Chongo's shop in rural Chongwe

Sweden’s Ambassador to Zambia Henrik Cederin signed four contracts last Friday with companies offering a variety of rural energy solutions, marking the start of operations of the Power Africa: Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia (BGFZ). The USD25m Fund, which is financed by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and managed by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), aims to bring modern energy to one million Zambians, and build a solid foundation for continuing growth of the market such that it can serve all Zambians.

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