The ACP-EU Energy Facility was established in 2005 to co-finance projects on increasing access to modern and sustainable energy services for the poor in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. With the first Energy Facility (EFI), 74 projects were contracted for a total amount of €196 M, with total project cost of €430M. A second Energy Facility (EFII), with a total budget of €200 million, has been established for the period 2009-2013. A €100 million call for proposals, launched in November 2009, resulted in the selection of 65 projects for funding.
The Monitoring of the ACP-EU Energy Facility has two main purposes:
The present website emphasises the dissemination of project results. It will allow to:
The ACP-EU EF Projects Database provides more information about the Energy Facility projects.
Visit the Energy Facility website to get more general information on the programme or to get the general results of the Call for Proposals.
More pictures taken during the 6th Energy Facility Seminar: "The Energy Facility: The Energy Facility and Sustainable Energy for All" have now been uploaded.
This thematic fiche considers Gold Standard micro scale projects as an alternative for funding emissions reduction projects vis-à-vis the more well known Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).