The following renewable energy solutions would be considered to be within the scope of this Call for Partnerships:
- Micro and mini-grids that meet the needs of small communities serving up to 300 households
- Community and business infrastructure powered by renewable energy, such as solar irrigation and cold storage
- Biogas and mini-hydropower solutions
- Transitioning existing remote infrastructure reliant on fossil fuels to environmentally sustainable alternatives
- Single household energy connections, including household solar, provided they clearly meet community needs and include viable strategies for maintenance
- Upgrades to existing off-grid connections may also be considered
All partnership concepts should support solutions that address specific climate impacts on women and create opportunities for women’s active participation and/or leadership. Partnerships are also strongly encouraged that seek to improve outcomes for people living with disability and/or socially excluded groups.
All products and technologies implemented through these partnerships must be high quality and ethically sourced. Successful applications must be sure that any initiatives adhere to principles of efficient, effective, economical and ethical procurement of materials and products, including taking action to identify and address modern slavery risks in their procurement supply chains.