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REPP is delighted to announce the appointment of Ashufta Alam from the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as the newest member of its Board. Ashufta is a senior civil servant at BEIS, where she oversees a £2.5 billion portfolio of international climate investments. She is also the Director (Chair) of UK…
Press release - 27/11/19
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.Press release - 11/12/18
London, 11 December 2018 – Sub-Saharan Africa’s small to medium-scale renewable energy sector has been given a major boost after the UK Government committed £100m extra funding for REPP. The additional investment should enable REPP to support the financing of up to 40 more projects across the region from 2019-2023 – providing improved or first-time…Uploaded 07/12/18
Including links to live recordings for both sessions, plus downloadable presentations and a guidance template for developers.
Press release - 15/05/19
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.Uploaded 27/11/19
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) is calling for women from across Africa’s renewable energy sector to submit applications for funding for projects. By targeting women specifically, REPP is aiming to promote gender inclusion and create equal opportunities for women in the continent’s rapidly expanding renewable energy sector. Successful applicants must meet and adhere to…Press release - 05/04/19
UK-government funded REPP and EC-sponsored ElectriFI have provided US$2.2m and US$3m initial loans respectively to catalyse rollout of clean energy access to some of the country’s remotest communities.
Company update - 20/03/19
Innovative service providing rural communities with credit to purchase solar systems is looking to double its reach after securing additional US$25m funding.Press release - 23/01/20
Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi to become first grid-connected project supported by REPP to begin full construction.Uploaded 20/12/19