Latest REPP news
REPP is delighted to announce the appointment of Shelmith Theuri and Vijandren Naidoo to its Investment Committee (IC), where they will assume an integral role in implementing the programme’s mandate.
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.Uploaded 07/12/18
Including links to live recordings for both sessions, plus downloadable presentations and a guidance template for developers.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…
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
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.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.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.