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UN-Habitat -- Demonstration Center for Clean Energy in Cameroon

posted Jul 20, 2016, 12:05 AM by Site Manager

UN-Habitat welcomes expressions of interest to build a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre in one of the secondary towns of Cameroon. The project will serve as a demonstration center for sustainable building design, renewable energy, and provision of sanitation service through a public toilet. UN-Habitat will contribute a maximum of US$35 thousand towards the implementation of the project. The deadline for expressions of interest from non-profit organizations (including international NGOs and governmental organizations) is 28 July 2016. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Morocco Green Growth Climate Challenge

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:59 PM by Site Manager

The U.S. Department of State will make one grant for approximately US$400 thousand to assist Morocco with a competition to help build capacity to mitigate the impacts of climate change through the use of clean energy and energy-efficient technologies. The challenge will feature small grants for workshops on energy technologies, public policy, and business development. Applications to manage the challenge are invited from non-profit NGOs; private, public, and state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations and businesses in the U.S. and elsewhere (e.g., Morocco). Funding Opportunity ENAQ-ENRAQM-16-003. The closing date for applications is 15 August 2016. Link

German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) -- NAMA Funding for Low-Carbon Development

posted Jul 19, 2016, 11:18 PM by Site Manager

Germany's BMU is a partner of the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change in establishing the NAMA Facility to address climate change (promotion of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions). The Facility announces its fourth call for project proposals from national governments and qualified delivery organizations in developing and emerging economies. The NAMA Facility is open to fund NAMAs across a range of countries and sectors. The deadline for project outlines (i.e., preliminary proposals) is 31 October 2016. Link

LEDS Global Partnership -- Fellowships on Low-Emission Development Strategies

posted Jul 11, 2016, 12:12 AM by Site Manager

The LEDS Global Partnership offers fellowships for individuals and teams of practitioners to be embedded with leading institutions to learn practical lessons that they can apply to low-emission development strategies and/or nationally determined contributions in their home countries. Fellowships will be awarded to individuals or groups of national or sub-national government officials who play a significant role within LEDS development or implementation. This pilot phase of the program will fund one fellow from each of Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The application deadline has been extended to 15 July 2016. Link

EKOenergy -- Call for Climate Projects

posted Jul 3, 2016, 11:22 PM by Site Manager

EKOenergy is a network of environmental not-for-profit organizations, mainly in Europe, promoting sustainable renewable energy. EKOenergy contributes a part of its revenues to the EKOenergy Climate Fund, which finances small renewable electricity projects in developing countries. The Fund currently calls for projects to be financed in 2017 and 2018. EKOenergy seeks projects where its contribution will be €10 thousand to €100 thousand. Applicants preferably should have at least five years of experience with energy in the developing world. The deadline for proposals is 30 September 2016. Link

Energy Assistance -- Technical Assistance for Small Electricity Projects

posted Jul 3, 2016, 11:02 PM by Site Manager

Energy Assistance is an employees’ association of electricity utilities in Europe that offers technical assistance to communities in the developing world needing electricity. Examples are electricity projects for water supply, village lighting, agriculture, schools and hospitals, and related local needs. The Association posts an application form. Applications can be submitted at any time. Link

ENGIE Corporate Foundation -- Grants for Improved Energy Access

posted Jul 3, 2016, 11:01 PM by Site Manager

The ENGIE Foundation makes grants in thematic areas that include support for improved energy access by disadvantaged communities. Applicants provide summary information about their organization and its partners; objectives and context of the proposed project; details of the funding request; and how the project will be evaluated. Applications (French, English, Dutch) can be submitted at any time. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Power Africa

posted Jul 3, 2016, 10:53 PM by Site Manager

The program Power Africa aims to expand electric energy across Sub-Saharan Africa. Power Africa has more than 100 private-sector partners, and it invites others to join. The partners include companies that focus on small-scale solutions for rural areas, including off-grid and mini-grid projects. Expressions of interest can be submitted at any time. Link

European Commission (EC) -- Renewable Energy for Climate Change Mitigation in Namibia

posted Jun 21, 2016, 2:20 AM by Site Manager

The EC will make grants to assist Namibia with the development of renewable energy. Activities will focus on any or all of enhancing the regulatory framework and investment climate for renewable energy; promoting the use and/or generation of renewable forms of energy in rural areas; and promoting energy efficiency and savings in rural areas. Eligibility for lead applicant extends to non-state actors, parastatal organizations, and local authorities in the EU and its candidate countries, the European Economic Area, the ACP countries (including Namibia), and Europe's overseas countries and territories. Qualifying international organizations are also eligible. Grants will range from €300 thousand to €1.3 million, varying with cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/151101/DD/ACT/NA. The deadline for concept notes is 27 July 2016. Link

EU Horizon 2020 -- INDIGO Young Scientist Competition 2016

posted Jun 9, 2016, 6:01 AM by Site Manager

The India-Europe Research Partnerships (INDIGO) announces the 2016 Young Scientist Competition for PhD students and early-career researchers in India and the EU. Six young researchers will be invited to the EU-India Cooperation Days in September (Goa, India) to present their ideas on a global or societal challenge pertinent to research cooperation between EU and India in the fields of bio-economy, biotechnology, or bio-based energy. The winner of the competition will be awarded a fully-covered trip to a scientific conference of her/his choice in Europe or India. The deadline for expressions of interest is 01 July 2016. Link

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