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UGANDA: 1.4 million to access reliable and affordable energy under new EIB – ENGIE initiative

Scaling up off-grid solar power model for transforming rural energy access across Africa; EIB financing to overcome barriers to 80% of Ugandans without access to electricity; Local currency financing to … Read More

AFD, EU Set Up €24 million to develop Renewable Energy in Africa

AFD Group – in partnership with the European Union – have unveiled the “African Renewable Energy Scale-Up facility”, designed to boost private sector investment in on-grid and off-grid renewable energy … Read More

AfDB approves $100M to seed the establishment of $500M Facility for Energy Inclusion

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a financing package of USD 100 million, comprising USD 50 million equity and USD 50 million convertible senior … Read More

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

USD 50 million available for scalable, replicable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have … Read More

Off-Grid Renewables Offer Unprecedented Opportunity to Achieve 100% Energy Access

More than 500 participants gathered in Nairobi today for the opening of the third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC). Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the conference … Read More

Third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference Kicks Off Tomorrow in Nairobi

Key stakeholders from the off-grid renewable energy sector – including policy makers, the private sector, financiers, and development institutions – gather at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi tomorrow to push … Read More