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Energy Catalyst Round 9 – How to apply

Applications for Energy Catalyst Round 9 are now open, from 18 May 2022 until 10 August 2022.

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million to create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific regions.

Applicants are accepted from anywhere in the world provided that they have a project admin lead based in the UK.

Proposals must:

  • focus on improving energy access in official development assistance (ODA) eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Indo-Pacific regions
  • have a technology or business model which is affordable, reliable and low carbon
  • consider the role of gender equality and social inclusion (GESI)

Projects can cover feasibility studies, industrial research or experimental development.

Costs: can range from £50,000 – £5million.

Timescales: can be from 3 months – 36 months.

Find out more information and submit an application