Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals


​​​​African Energy Storage Challenge

The Global Programme Climate Change and Environment of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation is looking for innovative proposals on how to foster solutions and policies for the storage of renewable energy in rural Africa. Applicants are invited to submit a proposal with the description of the project idea. All the necessary information regarding the call is available in the following documents:

- Call for Proposals: African Energy Storage Challenge (22.06.2020)

- Annex 1: General conditions for contracts concerning federal contributions for projects (22.06.2020)

Questions and Answers​ (published on 15.07.2020)​

- Decision on selection of proposals: (10.03.2021): After completion of the evaluation process, the Evaluation Committee was not entirely convinced by any of the proposals and has decided to end the African Energy Storage Challenge without awarding any of the proposals. The right not to select any proposal was explicitly reserved in the Calls for Proposals Document (section 5.4).