Resource centre

This hub aims to provide useful and relevant information to anyone working to support the growth of sub-Saharan Africa's renewable energy industry. Browse it for REPP news and publications, plus links to a carefully curated bank of external content and resources.

Recent announcements

Company update - 23/11/21

Solar projects make up bulk of applications in innovation-themed request for proposals

  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%),…

Company update - 29/10/21

REPP publishes latest annual report

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.

Company update - 26/10/21

REPP scoops impact investing award

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.

Press release - 25/10/21

Solar field boosts Burundi’s generation capacity by 10%

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.

Press release - 21/10/21

Mini-grid project focuses on human impact

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.

Press release - 05/10/21

REPP issues innovation-themed RFP

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) today issued its latest request for proposals targeting innovative companies and entrepreneurs working in Sub-Sahara Africa’s renewable energy space.

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Upcoming events

REPP Academy 2021 – 11-14 October

REPP Academy 2021 is a capacity-building event designed to help REPP-supported mini-grid and isolated grid developers successfully advance their projects and deliver power across countries in Africa.