UN-Habitat Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI): Demonstration Energy Efficiency Building Project

Deadline: 28 July 2016

UN-Habitat invites international NGOs and governmental organisations to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for its Urban Energy Unit with a motive to improve the poor building design, the poor sanitation services for the public and the access to clean and reliable energy services in urban areas.

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The objective of this project is to build a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre to promote access to basic services and clean energy (biogas system and solar energy) in urban areas. The project will serve as a demonstration center for sustainable building design, renewable energy and provision of sanitation service through a public toilet.

Project Activities

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  • Construction of the Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre – designed by UN-Habitat;
  • Installation of renewable energy systems: biogas and solar systems. The building will be an energy plus building meaning that it will generate its own energy through solar energy and biogas system
  • Construction of cooking facilities linked to the biogas system (Bio-digester 100m3 capacity). The biogas can be utilized directly for cooking and the community can benefit from the public kitchen space
  • Installation of solar panel energy: Solar PV elements will be used for normal applications including lighting, recharging of mobile phone, lanterns etc
  • Training on operation and maintenance of the systems

Funding Information

UN-Habitat will contribute a maximum of USD 35,000 towards the implementation of the project which will be executed through an Agreement of Cooperation.

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Eligibility Criteria

UN-Habitat invites Expressions of Interest from Not-for-Profit Organizations including international NGOs and Governmental organisations. The EOI should contain, but need not be limited to the following:

  • Overall experience of the organization in the area of energy efficiency and sustainable energy
  • The support/ contribution the organization is willing to make including, cash and in kind; (contribution in terms of staff time, office space and equipment and other support in cash and in-kind should be expressed in monetary terms)
  • Copies of statement of annual budget and annual reports of the previous 2 years

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their EOI electronically through the given website.

For more information, please visit UN-Habitat Call for EOI.

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