Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa

Funding Agency:
US Agency for International Development

The purpose of the Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa (EDEECA) program is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy in East and Central Africa in order to reach measurable economic growth, development outcomes, such as reducing poverty, improving livelihoods and increasing inclusive access to electricity enabled services in such areas as health, education, sanitation and food security. The activity will support the accelerated connection of more African homes, businesses, and institutions to electricity and increasing its productive use; reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector by supporting cleaner electricity generation delivered by the grid and accelerating distributed renewable energy (DRE)1 ; support the transition of host government’s resource planning leading to the adoption and integration of renewable energy sources and solutions to to meet climate action commitments; crowd in new technologies and innovations that scale access and impact; and, increase access to private capital investment including improved uptake of climate funds, while working in partnership with East and Central African governments to improve the enabling environment for energy sector investment and innovation.

Deadline: Aug. 8, 2022

 

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

August 8, 2022