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About Energising Development

Energising Development (EnDev) is an energy access partnership currently financed by six donor countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Sweden. EnDev promotes sustainable access to modern energy services that meet the needs of the poor - long lasting, affordable, and appreciated by users. EnDev works in 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Since 2005, EnDev has taken a leading role at promoting access to Sustainable Energy for All. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) cooperates closely with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) on the global programme level. Read more.


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Goodbye Peru, it was a pleasure working here - EnDev Peru closing event on 25 October

9 November 2018

The event location illuminated only by solar-powered lanterns, displays of improved stove and solar dryer models and other energy technologies – the closing event showcased EnDev's work of 10 years.

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EnDev successfully calls for increased attention of middle segment, local stove producers at Clean Cooking Investment Forum

7 November 2018

At the Clean Cooking Investment Forum, EnDev successfully raised attention for the group of semi-industrial, local stove producers in the middle segment, seeking for capital to boost their business.

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New GIZ and EnDev Publication on End-of-Life Management of Batteries in the Off-grid Solar Sector

7 November 2018

This new publication prepared by Öko-Institut and Sofies looks at the question of how to deal with hazardous battery waste from solar power projects in developing countries

19.2 Million People with Energy Access

EnDev supports people gaining access to energy services in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In thirteen years, EnDev has reached 19.2 million people for as little as EUR 20 per person. This experience could be the base to target all people without access to energy.

Since 2005 EnDev has helped

  • 19.2 million people obtain sustainable access to modern energy services in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This is more than people living in Norway and Switzerland combined;
  • more than 21,900 social institutions and 41,300 small enterprises benefit from sustainable access to modern energy services;
  • train 40,500 stove builders, craftswomen and -men, vendors and solar technicians.

EnDev Countries

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