|| EDP is committed in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals undertaken by the United Nations, namely by helping to transform the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed.
Access to energy (A2E) is a necessary condition to break the poverty cycle, allowing the social and economic development of remote rural areas. Electrical energy is crucial for health, education, water and agriculture, income generation and community projects.
The A2E CSR FUND Program is aimed to alleviate energy poverty by supporting sustainable and clean energy projects in developing countries.
The 1st edition of this program has an endowment of 450.000€. Projects may apply for values between € 25,000 and € 100,000. The Fund will cover:
1-up to 75% of the total project costs, for non-profit entities
2-up to 50% of the total project costs, for for-profit entities