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.
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.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.
Pilot project to build mini-grids in Rwanda under way after receiving financial backing from UK-government funded REPP15/05/19
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.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.Uploaded 20/12/19
Innovative service providing rural communities with credit to purchase solar systems is looking to double its reach after securing additional US$25m funding.Uploaded 05/11/18Uploaded 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…