Communiqués de presse
Country’s first ever wind farm to reach financial close and start construction is nearing completion following US$1.2m loan from REPP.
Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi to become first grid-connected project supported by REPP to begin full construction.
Call for funding applications to support women-owned and/or managed renewable energy projects in Africa is aiming to help create equal opportunities for women in the continent’s rapidly expanding renewable energy sector.
REPP-hosted event will bring together key industry stakeholders to provide applied learning and support to help prepare developers for their next stages of growth.
Leading investors “strongly encourage” donors to provide more effective support for mini-grids in Africa
Diverse group of investors with over $2.0 billion under management say well-designed Results-Based Financing (RBF) for mini-grids will accelerate access to electricity for 600 million people in Africa, and unlock significant private capital.
Pilot project to build mini-grids in Rwanda under way after receiving financial backing from UK-government funded REPP
Initial phase of work expected to pave way for up to 220 mini-grids in the East African country, reaching up to 150,000 people currently living without any access to clean energy.
Mises à jour de la société
The free-to-use resource offers a practical guide to help renewable energy developers integrate a gender equality perspective into their projects.
REPP increases investment in ambitious scheme to build over 120 solar mini-grids in rural Rwanda.
A US$3.2m loan from REPP is to finance up to three new exploratory wells in an ambitious project to build the country’s first commercial geothermal power plant.
The live capacity-building event, “Why fit-for-purpose shareholders agreements are critical to your project’s bankability”, aimed to shed light on the complexities of shareholders agreements and was targeted at renewable energy project developers.
REPP’s RFP was specifically seeking applications for funding for projects that are either majority-owned or led by women, or whose focus is to promote the economic empowerment of women. The call was met with an overwhelming response from project developers from across West, East and Southern Africa.
Surveys to assess the suitability of over 900 church-owned properties in Ghana for rooftop solar panels will commence after REPP agreed to provide a US$290,000 development loan.