Updated Dec 13, 2017CLOSED

EU's Promoting Renewable Energy for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Philippines

Offered by Europeaid

The European Union (EU) is seekingproposalsfor its program entitled “Promoting Renewable Energy forClimate ChangeAdaptation and Mitigation in thePhilippines” to promote use of renewable energy services while reducing the vulnerability of the Filipino rural poor to the adverse impacts of climate change.

The specific objective of thiscall for proposalsis to promote renewable energy strategies and systems that promote energy efficiency, innovations and support to livelihoods for poor off-grid andun-electrified households in rural communities of the Philippines with positive impact on climate change adaptation and mitigation.

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CLOSEDFeb 19, 2018Deadline
€150,000 - €3,000,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
Focus AreasEnergy Efficiency (Energy)
In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
- be a legal person;
- be a specific type of organisation such as: non-governmental organisation, public sector operator, local or national authority, an international (inter-governmental)organizationof Rules of application of the EU Financial Regulation , foundation, electric cooperative. Eligible actors (both based in the Philippines and foreign) are those with experience of involvement in actions related to this call;
- be established in a Member State of the European Union, or in other countries eligible under the DCI Regulation and as stipulated of the Common Implementation Rules (CIR).
- be officially registered according to the legislation in force in their respective country during at least the last three years;
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.


Co-applicants participate in designing and implementing the action, and the costs they incur are eligible in the same way as those incurred by the lead applicant.

Co-applicants must satisfy the eligibility criteria as applicable to the lead applicant.

Affiliated entities

The lead applicant and its co-applicant(s) may act with affiliated entity (ies)

Only the following entities may be considered as affiliated entities to the lead applicant and/or to co-applicant(s):
- Only entities having a structural link with the applicants (i.e. the lead applicant or a co-applicant), in particular a legal or capital link.
- This structural link encompasses mainly two notions:
- Control, as defined in Directive 2013/34/EU on the annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings:

Entities affiliated to applicant may hence be:

Entities directly or indirectly controlled by an applicant (daughter companies or first-tier subsidiaries). They may also be entities controlled by an entity controlled by an applicant (granddaughter companies or second-tier subsidiaries) and the same applies to further tiers of control;

Entities directly or indirectly controlling the applicant (parent companies). Likewise, they may be entities controlling an entity controlling the applicant;

Entities under the same direct or indirect control as the applicant (sister companies).

Membership, i.e. the applicant is legally defined as a e.g. network, federation, association in which the proposed affiliated entities also participate or the applicant participates in the same entity (e.g. network, federation, association) as the proposed affiliated entities.

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesFilipino rural poor.

The target beneficiaries are households living in rural settlements, villages, rural towns or islands, policy makers, energy cooperatives as otherwise defined in this Call. The proposed actions that demonstrate higher number of the target groups and beneficiaries that prove to be innovative and sustainable will be favourably considered

Planned Usage of Funds


- Developing and promoting rural household and community services access to renewable energy technology and systems including promotion of energy efficiency and energy saving measures;
- Generation of renewable forms of energy in rural areas in support to livelihoods and sustainable job creation opportunities for the poor and marginalised;
- Supporting and promoting adoption of disaster resilient energy solutions, approaches structures and systems;
- Raising renewable energy (RE) awareness, induce behavioural changes on adoption of best available RE practices among community and policy makers segments leading to reflecting RE themes in decision making processes and application in development sectors at community level.

The use of the grant must neither create any distortions in the energy market of the targeted country/region nor undermine the provision of market-based sources of capital. In this respect, the applicants must demonstrate through their application and in particular in the economic and financial analysis that the proposed action cannot be realised without subsidy element in a reasonable time frame.

An Information sessions on this call for proposals will be held on 19 January 2018 in Manila.

Questions may be sent by e-mail no later than 21 days before the deadline for the submission of concept notes to the address(es) below, indicating clearly the reference of the call for proposals:

E-mail address: delegation-philippines-cfs@eeas.europa.eu

The Contracting Authority has no obligation to provide clarifications to questions received after this date.

Replies will be given no later than 11 days before the deadline for submission of concept notes.

Application Directions

The application procedure consists of two phases:
- Concept notes
- Full applications

The concept note together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via given website.



Past Funded Innovations Of EU's Promoting Renewable Energy for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Philippines

JAN 2017
  • $75,000PENDING
    1. TITLE4000 solarlights and 40 solarsystems
    2. TYPEGrant
    3. FOCUS AREASClimate Change and Resilience
    4. IMPLEMENTED INMadagascar
    5. FUNDINGEU's Promoting Renewable Energy for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Philippines
    6. ORGANIZATIONEuropeaidEuropeaid
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