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Clean Energy for Development Initiative

2007 - ongoing

Implementing agencies

African partners

Names of African partners involved

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor, Multilaterals involved, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
NORAD, UN, World Bank

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity, Cooking Energy

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
The initiative aims to strengthen: The availability of clean, reliable and affordable energy in developing countries; energy production; and develop capacity and institutions in the energy sector

Main activities
The Clean Energy Initiative supports a wide range of projects in developing countries: Training of staff Education and research Technical assistance Development of power plants Development of power lines Cleaner cook stoves Solar systems for home use Institution building



Contact information
Ørnulf Strøm; Leader and Assistant Director

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