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|| AFD launches call for proposals to develop off-grid energy
|| French Development Agency (AFD) and the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe)
|| Financial: (Tender)
|| The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) have recently launched a call for projects aimed at young Africans who are developing sustainable off-grid solutions to facilitate access to electricity in Africa. Through this programme, which is already in its second edition, some 10 project leaders will receive a budget of €1,600,000 to finance their activities.
The AFD and Ademe launched a call for projects for the second time for young Africans with solutions in the off-grid renewable energy sector. Through this initiative, the two French organisations want to “financially support projects that facilitate access to renewable energy in Africa. ”Projects should “implement innovative technologies and/or organisations that generate sustainable economic activities by reducing the environmental footprint over the entire life cycle. ”Projects must focus on at least one of the following areas: electricity and sustainable forms of heat or cooling production.
The deadline for receipt of applications is December 16, 2019. Full details of this offer are available at http://bit.ly/2kZTzRZ
The first edition launched in 2017 rewarded 9 projects with €5.8 million in public support worth €1.8 million.