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SDG Results: Acces to renewable energy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with executer Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), uses the SDG 7 Results facility as a contribution to sustainable development goals achievements in developing countries. In particular SDG 7.

SDG 7 Results' objective is to give 2 million people in developing countries access to renewable energy. Projects should contribute to the following result areas:

  1. access to electricity in homes
  2. access to clean cooking in homes

 

The facility also contributes to the following additional goals:
  • low-carbon climate resilient development
  • less gender inequality, in particular with regards to women and girls
  • private sector development and employment
  • mobilisation of private investments in the decentralised renewable energy sector.

In order to participate, the project has to be new to both the target market and the usual business operations of the grant applicant (too risky to implement without the grant), the project proposal must focus on poor and vulnerable target groups, who cannot be reached without subsidies, the applicant has to have at least 3 years experience in the proposed geographical market and proven financial stability and ability to finance the activities. To read the full list of requirements please visit the SDG 7 Results page.

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Specifications

Program website

https://english.rvo.nl/subsidies-programmes/sdg-results-access-renewable-energy-sdg-7-results

Type

Development finance institution (DFI)
Grant

Geographical Scope

Ethiopia
Kenya
Mozambique
Tanzania
Uganda
Chad
South Sudan
Sudan
Burkina Faso
Gambia
Mali
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Bangladesh
India

Type of Cap Building

Business Development

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

The available budget for the first tender round is €11.25 million. Each project can apply for a grant of at least €250,000 and no more than €2.5 million.

Contact information

Last update

Date

01-06-2019

Status

Not Accepting Applications

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