eC2:Assessment of opportunities for the energy use of agricultural biomass in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline:  02-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The team is seeking to partner with a consulting firm to assess the potential of using agricultural biomass to generate power and heat in agricultural production clusters in up to three selected countries in SSA. The Assessment will seek to: i) identify key industry players and clusters within priority countries, their energy consumption, produce output and the size of the energy demand gap; ii) the types, quantities, uses and calorific value of available (and forecasted) biomass, and; iii) the technologies that can be used to convert biomass into energy and the feasibility thereof, as well as the costs associated with these technologies.

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eConsultant2: Converting Biomass to Energy: A Guide to Developers and Investors

Deadline: 12-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

light-bulb-297489_640Enhancing access to power is a key priority for the IFC and biomass is an area of growing global importance. The overall objective of the study is to develop a white paper that would help build capacity among key stakeholders, as biomass continues to grow into and become a more important contributor to meet the energy needs in emerging countries.
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Global Survey of Scalable Business Models for Alternative Biomass Cooking Fuels

See full tender here: #1179325 Global Survey of Scalable Business Models for Alternative Biomass Cooking Fuels and their potential in Sub-Saharan Africa

Expression of Interest Deadline: 04-Jun-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (EST)

eConsultant2 website:

Tender notification: # 1179325

Assignment Countries:

  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Rwanda
  • Madagascar