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Support to the East African Center for Renewable and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE)

2013 - ongoing

Implementing agencies

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector, Civil society

Names of African partners involved
East African Community (EAC); Governments of Burundi, Kenya; Rwanda; Tanzania; Uganda

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Core Donors; Austria (ADC); UNIDO

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity, Heating and Cooling, Energy Efficiency, Cooking Energy

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

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream), Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
EACREEE aims to create an enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency markets and investments, in order to contribute to: - Increased access to modern, affordable and reliable energy services - Energy security - Mitigation of negative effects (e.g. local pollution and GHG emissions) EACREEE aims to create an enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency by mitigating existing barriers and in promoting a competitive sustainable energy market, as well as economies of scale.

Main activities
EACREEE’s activities are focused on the areas of policy and capacity development, knowledge management, awareness raising, and investment and business promotion. In these areas, regional programmes, projects and activities will be implemented, and donor coordination and harmonization enhanced. The Centre further acts as a regional hub for the Sustainable Energy for ALL (SEforALL) initiative.



Contact information
Austrian Development Agency 0043 190399 0

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