EUEI PDF provides support in developing successful energy policies and strategies by conducting country and regional studies with national governments and regional organisations active in the energy sector; thematic studies on energy issues; and dialogue and networking activities to foster the exchange of knowledge.
EUEI PDF acts as the secretariat of the AEEP, a long-term framework for strategic dialogue between Africa and the EU aimed at sharing knowledge, setting political priorities and developing joint programmes on key energy issues.
EUEI PDF works with national governments and organisations that are active in the energy sector. Together we formulate successful policies and strategies to increase access to energy. Country studies include e.g. sustainable use of energy, capacity-building and energy policy support.
EUEI PDF explores key energy issues such as rural electrification, productive use of electricity and biomass energy. We strive to develop innovative approaches and best-practices for both policy-makers and practicioners in the energy sector.
EUEI PDF believes in sharing knowledge, best-practices and innovation. Dialogue events and networks strengthen cooperation between experts and key decision-makers at the national, regional and international level.
EUEI PDF works with regional organisations and authorities that are active in the energy sector. Together we formulate successful policies and strategies to increase access to energy in the region. Regional studies include e.g. energy access strategies, donor mapping, and action plans for the promotion of access to energy.
The First Stakeholder Forum of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) took place from 9-10 May 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. The aim of the Forum was to achieve progress on the AEEP 2020 targets in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency, energy access, and energy security, with a focus on renewable energy. The Forum brought together over 250 representatives from government, civil society, research and the private sector, including financial institutions, to explore, among other issues, how to enhance synergies among different stakeholder groups and address barriers to increased investment and development assistance in the energy sector. Forum Website...
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) constitutes one of eight partnerships under the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES), a long-term framework for cooperation between the two continents, established in 2007 at the Lisbon Africa-EU Summit.
EUEI PDF provides the AEEP with services such as organizing regular meetings, draftig Partnership documents, and monitoring of the AEEP 2020 Political targets.In providing these services, we coordinate closely with the AEEP Co-Chairs (African Union Commission, Mauritius, Austria and Germany) and the European Commission. For more information on the AEEP, please refer to the dedicated AEEP Website
EUEI PDF supports the development and implementation of the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) that was launched in 2010 by African and European leaders at the First High-Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) in order to accelerate the use of the vast potential for renewable energy in Africa, meet future energy needs and increase access to modern and sustainable energy services on the continent. Further information on the conceptual development and the activities on the programme are available on the dedicated RECP website...