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Friday, 20 September 2019 09:38

Call for proposal for IVA II

The GMG Facility Kenya is launching a call for proposal for Independent Verification Agent II (IVA II).

 

Please find attached to this email the 5 following documents:

  • 20190923 Call for Proposals – IVA II.pdf (Amended Version)
  • 20190919 Terms of Reference IVA Call 2.pdf
  • 20190919 Financial template.xlsx
  • Service Agreement Model v161124_DEF.pdf
  • AFD Statement of Integrity.pdf

Applications will be by email only and will have to be submitted before Thursday 31 October 2019 at noon.

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Friday, 20 September 2019 09:32

Call for proposal for Field surveys

The GMG Facility Kenya is launching a call for proposal for Field surveys.

Please find attached to this email the 5 following documents:

  • 20190923 Call for Proposals - Field Surveys.pdf (Amended Version)
  • 20190919 Field Surveys ToR 3.3.pdf
  • 20190919 Financial template.xlsx
  • Service Agreement Model v161124_DEF.pdf
  • AFD Statement of Integrity.pdf

Applications will be by email only and will have to be submitted before Thursday 31 October 2019 at noon.

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On 2 July 2019, the Kenya Ministry of Energy and the Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya hosted a Workshop entitled “Productive Use of Energy Applications in Off-Grid Energy Systems Workshop,” which focused on the opportunity and challenges in rural electrification, economic development and mini grid businesses in Kenya. The purpose of the workshop was to facilitate dialogue between critical public and private sector actors needed to develop scalable, financially and environmentally sustainable solutions for increasing access to electricity in rural areas, on grid and off grid, that create greater opportunity for Kenyans. Find the report of this event, as well as the Presentations made during this day.

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The GMG Facility Kenya is looking for a M&E consultant to evaluate the part of the GMG Facility Kenya programme funded by DFID covering the period Oct 2016 to June 2019. The assignment should be carried out between June and September 2019. The Objectives of the assignment are to:
 
- the technical, financial and organizational aspects of the implementation of the project
- Assess the achievements of the program’s objectives and results
- Evaluate the difficulties encountered and the solutions implemented  
- Provide recommendations for replication of the project post evaluation 

For more information on the assignment and the application procedures, please find the ToR attached.

Green Mini Grid Facility in Kenya
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The guide is the result of the GMG Facility Kenya’s extensive work to support mini-grid developers and the mini-grid industry at large to address sector level barriers to expanding off-grid electrification, with an emphasis on increasing market access and social inclusion for bottom of the pyramid (BoP) consumers and businesses.

Attached are the ICE Making Calculator and a report on ice making.

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The GMG Facility is encouraged by the interest to date for the GMG call for proposals, and look forward to reviewing the concepts submitted. We remind all that the first deadline is 17th September and concepts will be reviewed and awards will be granted on a first come first server basis. Mini-grid applications submitted after 17th September will be reviewed once the initial batch are evaluated pending availability of funds. Type and nature of support Under the GMG Kenya programme, the Managing Entity will provide two main kinds of support to GMG Facility Recipients: - Technical assistance (TA) activities structured on a demand-driven basis at the project level. - Output based - connection and/or milestone grant support through the grant facility encourage private operators to build and operate green mini-grids providing access to electricity in Kenya. Both the technical assistance and the financial support facilities will be tailored to the specific needs of the eligible GMG Facility Recipient. A flexible approach will be used to design and implement the service awarded, taking into consideration the level of advancement of the recipient projects: pre-feasibility, development or execution phase of the project cycle. Priority will be given to projects with high social impact, reasonable funding needs, positive environmental and social impact, potential for replication and sustainability, and high contribution to reach the programme objectives within given timelines. More details regarding the eligibility and the application process can be found in the Manual of Procedures. Please register here for access. Summary guidelines are attached for reference. The GMG Facility google application forms can also be found here once registered. Please send inquires to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The GMG Facility Managing Entity www.gmgfacilitykenya.org
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Nairobi, Kenya – 13th August 2018

The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya (GMG Facility), a financing program aiming at the promotion of private initiatives in green mini-grids has today launched its second call for proposals that supports mini grid projects and ultimately enhancing access to energy, supporting economic development while improving the wellbeing of populations in Kenya.

The Kenyan Constitution recognizes access to energy as a basic human right. Subsequently, the Kenyan Government is committed to ensuring that all Kenyans have this access by the year 2020, in line with Vision 2030. The GMG Facility was established to support the Government’s commitment towards Kenya’s electrification, and is expected to transform the lives of no less than 100,000 Kenyans who currently do not have access to modern energy services.

The GMG Facility is providing Output-based Grants and Technical Assistance to mini grid developers in Kenya. These Investment and Connection-based Grants will help developers scale their ongoing projects, whereas the Technical Assistance provides support to mini-grid developers during feasibility, development and execution phases of mini grid development.

For more information contact:

The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya managing entity: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya

The GMG Facility is funded by DFID and co-funded by the European Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund, and provides grants and technical assistance for promoting private sector mini grid development in Kenya. The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is the implementing partner of the Facility and has partnered with Innovation Energie Développement (IED) in association with I-DEV and Practical Action Consulting, to be the Managing Entity. The Managing Entity manages the day-to-day operations of the GMG Facility. For more information on the GMG Facility Kenya visit: www.gmgfacilitykenya.org

More about the Call for Proposals

Private mini-grid developers, non-governmental organizations, and local institutions can submit proposals with a chance of accessing technical and financial support for the design, development and execution of green mini-grids in Kenya. The first deadline for submission is 17th September 2018.

For more details regarding the eligibility and the application process visit: https://extranet.gmgfacilitykenya.org/

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The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya aims to enhance access to energy in Kenya by encouraging private investment in rene wable energy based mini - grids.

Access to energy is recognised as a basic human right by the Kenyan 2010 Constitution. Subsequently the Kenyan Government is committed to ensuring that all Kenyans have this access by the year 2020, in line with Vision 2030.

The GMG Facility Kenya was es tablished to support the Government’s commitment towards Kenya’s electrification, with funding from the UK Department for International Development (DfID) , for investment in milestone based investment grants, output based grants, and technical assistance for both mini - grid developers and the sector as a whole.

The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is the implementing partner for the Facility. AFD has strong regional experience in managing programmes aimed at promot ing renewable energy resources and energy efficiency. AFD has partnered with Innov ation Energie Développement to be the M anaging E ntity . IED will manage the day - to - day operations of the GMG Facility, in partnership with I - DEV and Practical Action Consulting.

Ultimately, the GMG Facility will provide assistance to the private sector in a responsible manner so as to develop sustainable and scalable businesses supporting a market driven approach to providing energy access to all Kenyans.

The GMG Facility Kenya was rolled out on the 2 nd of March 2017 at the GIZ Financing for Mini - Grid workshop, where Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum, the Hon. Dr. Eng. Joseph Njoroge, emphasized the importance of mini - grids to the mix of energy solutions to meet the goal of reaching all Kenyans with affordable power. The First Call for Proposals will be March 2017 , with a rolling call thereafter. P rivate mini - grid develop ers , non - government al organizations, and local institutions can submit proposals with a chance of accessing technical and financial support for the design, development and execution of green mini - grids in Kenya.

All information on where and how to submit an application can be found on the GMG Facility’s website while applications can be done here

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GMG Facility Kenya continues to accept applications from Green Mini Grid developers and programmes focused on supporting the Kenyan 2020 goal of providing access to electrification to all. A reminder that the call for application has no deadline and that the GMG Facility Managing Entity will be reviewing applicants periodically. We have begun to review the first set of applicants and will be starting the next round in the next several weeks. As the time draws near, we will announce when we plan to start the second round reviews. To get more information, please register at our online portal. Once you register, you will receive a username and password to gain access to the details in the GMG Facility Manual of Procedures on eligibility, grant awards, and application requirements.

You can check the organization and project eligibility criteria here.

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The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya aims to enhance access to energy in Kenya by encouraging private investment in renewable energy based mini - grids. Access to energy is recognised as a basic human right by the Kenyan 2010 Constitution. Subsequently the Kenyan Government is committed to ensuring that all Kenyans have this access by the year 2020, in line with Vision 2030.

The GMG Facility Kenya is seeking an Independent Verification Agent (IVA) to monitor, verify, and report on output based grant awards requested by the recipient GMG developers. The timeframe for this assignment is November 2017 to October 2018.

For more information about this tender including eligibility and how to apply, download the attached ToR using the download link below.

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