Call for applications for innovative clean energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) issued its latest request for proposals (RFP) targeting innovative companies and entrepreneurs working in Sub-Saharan Africa’s renewable energy space.

By focusing on clean energy pioneers, REPP – managed by Camco Clean Energy and funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance – is aiming to support the deployment of innovative business models or first-time applications of existing renewable energy technologies across the region.

Innovative finance, business models and/or technologies are critical for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement and achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for universal energy access by 2030.

REPP’s RFP is looking specifically for projects that include:

  • technologies and business models that are first of their kind in the country or region;
  • innovative business models and unique concepts supporting clean energy technologies; and/or
  • innovative business models supporting the uptake of productive use of renewable energy.

Successful applicants stand to benefit from a host of financing services and support tailored to their unique circumstances and needs, ranging from development loans and gap financing to access to risk mitigation instruments, as well as technical assistance and capacity building alongside any direct REPP investment.

Deadline: October 29, 2021 at 4pm (UCT).

Detailed information about the application, evaluation and selection process can be found on the REPP website. All queries should be emailed to