Opportunities


April 2018

Ethiopia: Dire Dawa Administration City seeks to procure solar street lights

Deadline: April 25, 2018

The Dire Dawa Administration City Manager Office now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of solar street lights. The delivery period is four months.


Supply of solar lanterns for the Malian Development Agency

Deadline: April 29, 2018

The Malian Agency for the Development of Domestic Energy and Rural Electrification is soliciting closed offers from eligible bidders who meet the qualifications required to supply solar lanterns on behalf of AMADER in three lots:

  • Lot 1: 800 single solar lanterns;
  • Lot 2: 2,800 multifunctional solar lanterns;
  • Lot 3: 400 high-end solar lanterns

May 2018

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF)

Deadline: May 8, 2018

The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is a financial and technical support programme designed to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to life. This year, the platform has been expanded to cater for markets across CIS and Asia.


Benin: Off-Grid Clean Energy Facility (OCEF)

Deadline: May 22, 2018 (1st Call for Proposals)

The Off-Grid Clean Energy Facility (OCEF) – is a Challenge Fund, financed by the Millennium Challenge Corporation and implemented by the Millennium Challenge Account Benin-II to support sustainable off grid Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) projects in Benin.

Besides grants, the Facility also provides Technical Assistance to project developers to help them meet the donor’s requirements and ensure projects’ sustainability.


The Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge

Deadline: May 25, 2018

The Global LEAP Off-Grid Cold Chain Challenge (OGCCC) is an international competition to identify and promote the most energy-efficient, sustainable and cost-effective technologies that can meet the cold storage  requirements for fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy products in the following countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso.

June 2018

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge rewards products/services/technologies that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. There is a total of €1 million in combined prize money available for the five best start-ups, of which €500,000 is intended for the winner.

Rolling basis

US-India Clean Energy Finance Initiative Call for Applications

Deadline: rolling basis

USICEF aims to accelerate progress towards India’s renewable energy and energy access goals, by supporting early stage development of distributed solar power projects and helping to catalyze long-term financing. USICEF invites distributed solar power project developers who operate in the following categories in India to apply for support: Mini-Grid & Micro-Grid Power Generation, Market-Based Solutions, Renewable Energy Infrastructure Catalyzers.


PFAN Call for Proposals for Climate & Clean Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: open-ended call for proposals without a deadline

PFAN has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Selected projects will receive coaching from experienced professionals and will be introduced to interested investors. Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to apply.