5 Million US dollars for renewables competition Africa

CO2, Climate Change, Bati, Solar Power, Greenhouse gas, renewable, diesel, India, generator, irrigation

Isn’t it a great thing, to get 25 years worth of power for irrigation, with just 3 years of money spent on diesel / gas powered water pumps?

AccessAfrica, today launched the Access Co-Development Fund (‘ACF’), a US$ 5 million competition designed to bridge the gap between early stage renewable energy projects in Africa and the expertise and funding they require to come to operation.

5 projects

Open to entries between 1st April and 20th May, the ACF will short list up to five projects from those submitted for a final round of screening by a panel of experts to take place on 11th June 2015 during the 2015 Africa Energy Forum (‘AEF’) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Impact for starters

The winning project(s) from the AEF final round will enter into a Joint Development Agreement with Access.

  • such as feasibility studies
  • grid studies
  • environmental and social impact assessments
  • other due diligence fees

The successful project(s) will also be able to draw upon Access’ expertise for technical support, financial structuring and development process management.

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