Energy 4 Impact (formerly GVEP International)
Energy 4 Impact (formerly known as GVEP International) is a non-profit organisation working to alleviate poverty in developing countries through increased access to sustainable, renewable energy. To achieve this goal, they support the development and growth of small and medium-sized enterprises that deliver energy products and services to the poor.
Capacity Building, Microfinance
Other Organizational Expertise
Energy access for rural development and poverty reduction;technical, access to finance and business plan development; advisory service to SMEs, micro businesses and project developers; and access to finance and support to innovative models’
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Ethanol / Alcohol, Solar
Other Technologies Fuels
Clean Cooking Activities
Energy 4 Impact supports the development and growth of enterprises in the clean cooking sector in Africa (energy efficient, domestic and industrial cookstoves, biomass briquettes, biogas), while boosting the last mile distribution of energy efficient cooking products through a loan facility and market development activities.
We work with Sida and ENERGIA to support micro and small producers and retailers of ICS and briquettes in East and West Africa. Through GACC's Spark Fund Project we supported Kenyan stove entrepreneurs to develop new biomass cookstove designs for domestic use offering improved performance. We have teamed up with The Adventure Project to increase the distribution of these stoves. In Uganda we have partnered with institutional cookstove producers providing certified high quality stoves to schools, 50 schools and financial institutions to increase the uptake of energy efficient cooking technologies across the country. We have also supported Fumbalive, the GACC’s national awareness raising campaign to influence consumers to adopt the use of cleaner cookstoves and fuels through increasing awareness on the benefits of cleaner cooking and access to improved cookstoves.
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
Fifth Floor - Totara Park House
34-36 Grays Inn Road
London, WC1X 8HR
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Ben Good
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Laura Patel
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