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REEEP Casestudies

Creating a Link between Energy Services and Income Generation using Innovative Financing Catalyst
  • To promote innovations to increase access of energy services to rural poor through a multiple approach focused on income generation, innovative financing mechanisms and service delivery mechanisms.
  • Secondly, the project aims to ensure that more energy services-based income-generating products, new credit mechanisms and creative marketing methods are infused into the targeted markets.
Creating scalable financing models for sustainable energy services via microfinance institutions

To create a replicable innovative financial mechanism for renewable energy financing which will lead to influencing the existing policy on financing energy services in the region.

Design and Establish a Risk Mitigation Mechanism in India

To design and establish a risk mitigation mechanism to manage the investment risks in renewable energy in India.

Develop Innovative Policy Framework to address barriers to RE & EE deployment in the Mediterranean

To enhance the joint working relationship between the European Union and Morocco and other North African countries, to transfer European best practices in the use of renewables and energy efficiency as well as financial tools for their integration into the energy planning process.

Developing a framework for clean energy microfinance in the Pacific

To complete a market needs and environmental assessment for RE and EE products and services in Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu, in order to build the commitment and interest of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in funding RE/EE projects.

A follow-up project will then assist with the actual development of innovative, sustainable RE and EE loan products. Funding for this phase will be sought in the next call for proposals.

Developing a Vehicle for Solar Water Heating Mass Implementation in South Africa

To assist at least three cities in developing vehicles for the mass rollout of solar water heaters and make cities aware of all renewable and energy efficiency alternatives available to them.

Developing an Integrated Rural Energy Utility Roadmap

To build a case for, and facilitate the implementation of rural integrated energy service utilities (IEU), supplying grid, off-grid and thermal energy needs in rural communities, efficiently and sustainably.

Development of a business plan for rural electricity generation (DG) system based on biomass

To develop a commercial model for biomass distributed electricity generation based on an assessment of development needs namely technology, financing mechanisms, capacity building at local level for establishing RESCOs. 

Development of a Sustainable Energy Policy Framework for Guatemala

To prepare a proposal to the Government of Guatemala for a long-term national energy policy, with emphasis on renewable energy, energy efficiency and environment to foster poverty reduction, economic competitiveness, environmental sustainability and mitigation to climate change.

Development of an Energy Efficiency Programme for the Brazilian Market

To develop a structured energy efficiency programme for the implementation and financing of EE projects in the commercial and industrial sectors of Brazil.

Development of energy consumption quota for government agencies in Chongqing, China

To develop energy consumption quotas for the Chinese Chongqing municipal government agencies and provide methodology and training for achieving them, and act as an example for other cities in the process.

Development of Financial Risk Management Instruments for supporting Energy Services in S Africa

To design and implement financial risk management instruments that support financing of small scale projects, especially small scale energy equipment and service delivery.

Development of International Energy Management Standards for integration into the ISO 9000

To support the development of an international ISO Energy Management Standard (EMS) that incorporates the principles of industrial system optimisation and takes into account developmental perspectives and issues of industry in developing countries and transition economies.  To raise awareness of EMS as an effective policy tool and mechanism to promote and effect sustained energy efficiency in industry.

Development of Marketplace Competition for Affordable Non-Fossil Lighting in Sub-Saharan Africa
Development of Renewable Heating and Cooling use in the Tertiary sector of Mediterranean countries

Identify the existing barriers for renewable energy development in Tunisian and Moroccan hotels and produce an integrated policy structure for their development, highlighting the potential for ESCO's project development.

E+Co Sub-Saharan Modern Energy Fund

To realise an investment fund to invest USD 12 million in 76 clean energy SMEs in Ghana, Mali and Senegal. The Fund will replicate and scale up E+Co's existing activities in an efficient manner. During implementation the regional scope was widened to Sub-Saharan Africa.

Efficiency Power Plant (EPP) Implementation in Jiangsu, China

To help the Jiangsu Economic and Trade Commission (ETC) and its Demand-Side Management (DSM) Center to strengthen implementation of its DSM/EPP programme.

Enabling small-business investments in clean energy in the Mediterranean

To support the investment decision process in small and medium-sized enterprises and direct it towards sustainable choices, centred  around the development of a self-evaluation kit for southern Mediterranean SMEs, its testing in Italy and its dissemination in Tunisia.

Energy efficiency policy instruments in Pacific Island countries

To accelerate the implementation of PIC national energy action plans including EE and EC strategies taking into account previous and on-going regional activities on EE.

Energy efficiency technology transformation in metal casting in Southern India

To accelerate the adoption of cleaner and more energy efficient technology in the Coimbatore metal-casting cluster by building capacities on both supply and demand sides with training for customers and service providers, and dialogue with government and financial institutions.