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PFAN Investment Forum in Singapore Puts Climate and Clean Energy Projects in Asia in the Spotlight

Ten climate and clean energy entrepreneurs pitched for a total of over USD 31 million of investment to an audience of close to 90 investors at the 8th annual Asia Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing, organised in Singapore by the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) on February 2nd. PFAN selected these ten projects from a total of 74 proposals, received from 12 countries in Asia.

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 July Renewables Roundup: Summer of Solar

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 the current state and the future of solar energy, to coincide with their #summerofsolar campaign. The NewsREEEP Renewables Roundup provides a synthesis of the most exciting findings.

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) awards PowerMundo $100,000 as a winner of the IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

A press release from the REEEP-funded, Colorado-based international social enterprise PowerMundo has just announced that they have been selected as one of 10 winners of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest, an initiative to promote innovative solutions to energy problems, benefit communities, create jobs and expand access to renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB chose PowerMundo’s proposal entitled “Digital Diesel: Pay As You Go Financing for Solar Energy in Rural Peru” as one of the top 10 proposals in a field of 563 applicants. PowerMundo will receive $100,000, technical and business development support, as well as access to experts, policy makers, institutions and potential financial partners to implement and scale up its ideas.

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