EU Gives €200m Support to Energy in ACP Countries

Published: Mon 9 Nov 2009 03:17 PM
On 4 November the European Commission announced the launch of a second phase of the African, Caribbean & Pacific / European Union (ACP-EU) Energy Facility under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) for the period 2009-2013. Following a first successful implementation phase, the European Union and the ACP Group of States agreed to set aside €200 million to continue activities to improve access to sustainable and affordable energy services for the poor while contributing to the fight against climate change by focusing on renewable energy solutions and energy efficiency measures.

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