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Energy, Climate Change

Energy Assistance — Technical Assistance for Small Electricity Projects

Energy Assistance is an employees’ association of electricity utilities in Europe that offers technical assistance to communities in the developing world needing electricity.  Examples are electricity projects for water supply, village lighting, agriculture, schools and hospitals, and related local needs. The Association posts an application form. Applications can be submitted at any time.  Link

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ENGIE Corporate Foundation — Grants for Improved Energy Access

The ENGIE Foundation makes grants in thematic areas that include support for improved energy access by disadvantaged communities. Applicants provide summary information about their organization and its partners; objectives and context of the proposed project; details of the funding request; and how the project will be evaluated. Applications (French, English, Dutch) can be submitted at […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Power Africa

The program Power Africa aims to expand electric energy across Sub-Saharan Africa. Power Africa has more than 100 private-sector partners, and it invites others to join. The partners include companies that focus on small-scale solutions for rural areas, including off-grid and mini-grid projects. Expressions of interest can be submitted at any time. Link

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EU Horizon 2020 — Indian-European Research on Bio-Based Energy

The Indo-European partnership INDIGO announces a call for proposals in bio-based energy.  Focus areas are biofuels, and from waste to energy. The countries participating in the research are India, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Germany, and Latvia. Applications may be submitted by public and/or private entities which are eligible according to their respective national and regional regulations.The […]

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Energy and Environment Partnership, Mekong Region — 6th Call for Proposals

The Energy and Environment Partnership with the Mekong Region (EEP Mekong) announces its sixth call for proposals on clean energy. With financial support from the Government of Finland, EEP Mekong will support clean energy projects in the private sector that are close to commercial maturity, but that need a limited amount of bridge finance. To […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Global Video Competition on Climate Change

UNFCCC announces its second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The competition invites young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to submit three-minute videos about their actions to address climate change or to raise public awareness about it. Two winners will receive a round trip and accommodations to attend the UN […]

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Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) — Research on Energy in Latin America

CAF invites research proposals that analyze the role of energy for sustainable development in Latin America.  The themes are: (i) Energy consumption patterns in Latin America, and the challenges of energy self-sufficiency and integration in the region; and (ii) Promotion and use of renewable and clean energy sources, e.g. solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal.  Up […]

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Global Climate Change Alliance — Global Learning Event in Support of COP21

The European Commission announces its global event, “Innovative and Effective Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation and Other Post-COP21 Agreement Priorities,” scheduled for three days in September 2016. The event in Brussels will explore how experience on the ground influences policy development and vice-versa through discussion of four specific topics. The conference organizers invite proposals on […]

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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy — Research on Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America 2017

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy calls for proposals on several themes related to land policy and urban development in Latin America. One of these themes is climate change and environmental risks, such as for populations living on flood plains and steep slopes. The Lincoln Institute will pay for the research project based on the […]

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) — Climate Resilience in Cities of Latin America

The CDKN is partnering with IDRC in Canada and FFLA in Latin America to offer research grants in support of making cities in Latin America resilient to climate change. The special focus is small and medium cities that are experiencing rapid growth. Proposals must relate to one or more of the following countries: Argentina, Belize, […]

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