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TEA - Transforming Energy Access [GB-1-204867]

Department for International Development

The project is up to £65 million over five years, to support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa. The programme will include: i) partnership with Shell Foundation, enabling support to another 30+ early stage private sector innovations. ii) Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst to stimulate technology innovation by UK enterprises; iii) build other strategic clean energy innovation partnerships (e.g. testing a new ‘P2P Solar’ crowdfunding platform; and scoping a potential new partnership with Gates Foundation on Mission Innovation); iv) skills and expertise development. To support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa

Status - Implementation More information about project status
Funding More information about project funding
Implementing Organisation(s) More information about implementing organisation(s)
  • Energy 4 Impact
  • LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
  • Shell Foundation
Sector groups as a percentage of project budget More information about project sector groups
Project budget vs actual spend More information about project budget vs actual spend