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Off Grid Clean Energy Facility


Period
2017 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
MCA-Benin II and NIRAS Finland Oy 

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Government of Benin

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Millennium Challenge Corporation

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Benin

Sectors
Renewables, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Grant

Main objectives
The Off Grid Clean Energy Facility (OCEF) is a 32 million USD Challenge Fund, financed by the Millennium Challenge Corporation and implemented by the Millennium Challenge Account Benin-II to support sustainable off grid Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) projects in Benin.

Main activities
OCEF is a competitive grant mechanism which funds innovative and financially sustainable projects for clean energy production off the national electricity grid an energy efficiency in Benin via grants. Besides grants, the Facility also provides Technical Assistance to project developers to help them meet the donor’s requirements and ensure projects’ sustainability.  

Comments

Sources
www.ocef.bj

Contact information
 info@ocef.bj

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