• RECP Event

    Accessing Africa's Renewable Energy Markets

    The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) will host the upcoming event Accessing Africa’s Renewable Energy Market event in Brussels on the 4th of December.

    The event will bring together European national business associations, export initiatives, business networks and Chambers of Commerce to inform about business opportunities and succes stories in Africa.

  • Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit

    Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit published

    EUEI PDF published the Mini-grid Policy Toolkit in cooperation with Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and REN21. The Toolkit targets policy-level decision-makers and senior technical staff in developing countries and supports them in shaping up the policy and regulatory framework for rural electrification through renewable energy or hybrid mini-grids. The Publication will be officially presented at the AEEP Energy Business Dialogue in Rome, October 13th.

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  • AEEP Forum

    Energy Business Dialogue Rome 13.-14. October 2014

    On the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU and in preparation for a Ministerial Segment on Energy cooperation within the Italy-Africa Initiative, the Africa EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) organised and co-hosted, together with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a technical workshop on "How to deal with risks in the African energy sector" on the October 13th 2014 in Rome, Italy.

  • RECP Workshop

    Higher Education for the Renewable Energy Sector in Africa

    In order to initiate activities in the area of Higher Education, the EUEI PDF brought together more than 75 participants from more than 20 different African and several EU countries.
    With the aim to exchange experiences and analyses on higher education activities, common trends and frameworks for the renewable energy market development in Africa, participants exchanged and advised on the need for support interventions.

  • Sector Guide published

    Biomass Energy Sector Planning Guide

    EUEI PDF published the Biomass Energy Sector Planning Guide in cooperation with GIZ-HERA. This Guide is a revision of the Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) Guide published by EUEI PDF and HERA in 2011. As a Strategy is not necessarily the right output for every country, the scope and set up of this Guide has been adapted to facilitate other outputs as well.

EU Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility

EU Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility

The EUEI PDF is a flexible instrument of the EU Energy Initiative (EUEI) supporting the creation of an enabling environment for investments in sustainable energy markets across Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Pacific through:

  • Policy, regulation and strategy development;
  • institutional building and strengthening;
  • private sector cooperation;
  • capacity development and 
  • knowledge sharing.

Furthermore, the EUEI PDF supports the strategic energy dialogue of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) as a secretariat and the implementation of the Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP).

Activity Lines

EUEI PDF and Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) projects involve activities in the fields of energy policy and strategy development; capacity building and private sector cooperation at a national and regional level. EUEI PDF thematic studies and dialogue events foster knowledge sharing and information exchange in the energy sector.

EUEI PDF acts as the secretariat of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), a long-term framework for strategic dialogue and joint action. EUEI PDF provides the AEEP with services such as organizing regular meetings, drafting Partnership documents, and monitoring of the AEEP 2020 Political targets.

  • 30 October 2014 - 31 October 2014
    Powering Africa: the Finance Options
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • 31 October 2014 - 01 November 2014
    East African Renewable Energy Forum and Exhibition 2014
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • 03 November 2014 - 04 November 2014
    IRENA Council: Eighth meeting
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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