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The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa launches the Pre-Qualification stage of its first Call for Proposals

Helsinki, Finland, 15-09-2020

The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) is opening the Pre-Qualification stage of its first Call for Proposals (BGFA1) today, inviting off-grid energy companies to compete for results-based funding to bring clean, modern and...

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REEEP partners with Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC)

Vienna, Austria, 17-08-2020

As a growing organisation, REEEP is committed to expanding our international scope and impact. To this aim we are pleased to announce our new partnership and Memorandum of Understanding with the Commonwealth Enterprise and...

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REEEP Annual Report 2020

Vienna, Austria, 06-07-2020

The REEEP Annual Report 2020 looks back on the past year at REEEP and provides an overview of REEEP's mission and methods, as well as our activities and programmes.

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Expediting climate change action through knowledge graphs

Vienna, Austria, 01-07-2020

The end of data silos– “No man is an island” (John Donne) Climate change remains the most complex and challenging issue of our time. It is being worked on from varied angles by a diverse and growing number of actors. But who is...

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REEEP's Covid-19 Response

Vienna, Austria, 28-05-2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has had, and will continue to have, a tremendous impact on operations worldwide. Although business is anything but normal in these turbulent times, at REEEP we have been working at full capacity from home...

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PFAN Annual Progress Report

Vienna, Austria, 28-05-2020

Since 2006, PFAN has been bridging the gap between promising entrepreneurs who may have difficulty finding access to funding and international investors who have difficulty finding good opportunities in low- and middle-income...

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‘Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa’ expands to Uganda

Sweden, Sweden, 06-05-2020

The Embassy of Sweden, Kampala, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) are pleased to announce the expansion of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA...

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Sweden Announces Go-Ahead for Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa in Four Countries

Stockholm, Sweden, 28-04-2020

Stockholm, 28 April 2020. At the first Steering Committee meeting of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA), Sweden today gave the green light to expand the programme into Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mozambique and open a...

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REEEP partners with FORESIGHT Climate & Energy, a leading Danish energy transition publication

Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-02-2020

To keep the rise in temperatures below the 1.5°C threshold, carbon dioxide emissions globally would have to be cut by 45% by 2030 and be down to net-zero by 2050, concluded the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in...

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Beyond the Numbers – the Impact of Beyond the Grid for Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia, 18-02-2020

Zambia is home to a highly dispersed population, with more than 60% of people living under the poverty line, and some 70% of whom have no access to modern energy. Neither the national utility nor energy service providers had been...

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REEEP partners with Advocates for International Development (A4ID)

Vienna, Austria, 24-01-2020

REEEP is pleased to announce our new partnership with Advocates for International Development (A4ID), a global charity which works with the legal and development sectors to combat poverty and drive progress towards realising the...

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Shedding light on development in Zambia

Ngwerere , Zambia, 22-01-2020

“There is goodness here now.” Godfrey Miti, a resident of Ngwerere, on the outskirts of Zambia’s capital Lusaka, is optimistic about the future. He is standing under a lamp outside his mother’s house, and while for many a single...

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Trial, error, innovation and impact – a story of context-driven, clean energy solutions for Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia, 15-01-2020

With a mission to end the use of charcoal for cooking, an innovative approach from Emerging Cooking Solutions (ECS) hoped to diminish the number of air pollution-related deaths and to put a stop to the rapid deforestation...

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Martin Hiller steps down as REEEP Director General

Vienna, Austria, 30-09-2019

After 8 years at the helm of REEEP, Martin Hiller has decided to step down as Director General at REEEP in order to start an independent consultancy business jointly with his wife and other partners.

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Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia Wins UN Global Climate Action Award

New York, United States, 26-09-2019

BGFZ wins UN Global Climate Action Award

The Momentum for Change Initiative of the UNFCCC today announced that the Swedish-funded Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia is among 15 winners of this year’s UN Global Climate Action Awards, which recognise highly innovative,...

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