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Affordable Loans for Clean Energy in Agriculture - The Clean Energy Revolving Fund

The Clean Energy Revolving Fund (CERF) provides affordable, unsecured loans to Cambodian farmers, to purchase clean energy technology. It has thus far disbursed 15 loans, enabling farmers from all over Cambodia to purchase solar irrigation and solar energy installations. Despite the lack of collateral, 90% of the loan repayments are made in full and on schedule. This brochure explains how the fund works, why it has been successful and what is next, and also shows its impact on local markets, the environment and the farmers' lives.

Innovate 4 Water - Abuja

REEEP has endorsed the upcoming Innovate 4 Water Forum in Abuja, to be held in late November. Organised by Waterpreneurs, Innovate 4 Water will explore the role of the private sector in providing innovative solutions for the water and sanitation sector in Nigeria.

Press Release: Local Project Launch of ‘Climate Change, Clean Energy and Urban Water’ Project

Ms. Dessislava Choumelova of the EU Delegation to South Africa speaks at the project launch event

The project “Climate Change, Clean Energy and Urban Water” has entered its implementation phase, as was announced during an event at the Department of Environmental Affairs in Pretoria, South Africa last Friday. The 2.5-year project is funded by the EU, with UNIDO as Implementation Partner and REEEP as Execution Partner. The initiative promotes the market-based deployment of energy efficiency measures and clean energy technologies and services in municipal waterworks, commencing with pilot demonstration projects in South Africa.

Press Release: EU-funded Climate Change, Clean Energy and Urban Water in Africa Initiative Announced

A new EU-funded pilot initiative for market-based clean energy technologies and services deployment for South African municipal water works was launched last week at an EU Pavilion event at COP22. The event was organised by the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), the South African Department for Environmental Affairs (DEA), the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and the European Commission Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA).


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