REPP and co-funder EDFI ElectriFI have each invested LSL 75m in renewable energy startup OnePower to bring energy access to 20,000 people in rural Lesotho.
REPP’s recent innovation-themed request for proposals (RFP) generated 37 applications for clean energy projects in 14 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Of the 37 applications, 21 (approx. 57%) were for solar PV mini-grids or solar home system projects (12 and 9, respectively). Grid-connected solar PV projects accounted for five applications (14%), four for biogas (11%),…
The transformational climate and sustainable development impacts that REPP-supported projects are having on the ground in Sub-Saharan Africa are detailed in its latest annual report, released today.
UK government-funded REPP named the winner of the Transformational Finance Solutions – Impact Investing award at this year’s Financial Times and IFC Transformational Business Awards.
Multinational effort brings first solar field to Burundi. The REPP-supported 7.5 MW utility-scale power plant increases East African country’s generation capacity by more than 10% on the eve of COP26.
A ground-breaking solar mini-grid project is delivering far-reaching health and socio-economic benefits in rural Sierra Leone following a USD 1.25m loan from REPP.