Following a call for applications by ICLEI Africa for the Enabling African Cities for Transformative Energy Access’ (ENACT) project, implemented in collaboration with Energy 4 Impact – Mercy Corps,  a consortium has been appointed to carry out clean cooking interventions in  Kisenyi informal settlement (and its surrounding areas) in Kampala, Uganda. The consortium is led … Continued

Assessing scalable solutions in Freetown

The ENACT project organises a capacity-building workshop on clean and modern energy cooking services in Kampala, Uganda

Following a recent call for applications, the Enabling African Cities for Transformative Energy Access’ (ENACT) implementing partners ICLEI Africa and Energy 4 Impact, with support from the Freetown City Council (FCC), have awarded just over £100,000 in grants to three energy companies to find feasible clean cooking solutions for Susan’s Bay informal settlement in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The funding for Afrigas, ILEM Africa … Continued

By Kweku Koranteng

In order to improve the level of energy access in Africa’s urban informal settlements, organisations on the ground need specific skills and resources. The lack of these poses a significant setback for developing countries in pursuing the ambitious targets set in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Enabling African Cities for Transformative Energy Access (ENACT) … Continued

To address the electricity access challenge by 2030 will require an estimated annual investment of about £20.69 billion in electricity and about £1.45 billion in clean cooking solutions. Partnerships and collaboration are key in achieving this, as illustrated in these five success stories from Kenya, South Africa, India, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. For decades, governments in … Continued

We create an enabling environment to provide adequate, safe, reliable, clean and affordable access to energy to the urban poor in informal settlements.