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June 25, 2019
UN-, Netherlands-backed fund will invest US$850m in 1.7GW clean energy pipeline in African, Asian states, with solar meant to account for 40% of portfolio.
March 12, 2019
Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.
March 12, 2019
President Lungu cuts red ribbon of 54MW Bangwelulu project, the first to be tendered, financed and built under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar programme.
March 6, 2019
Land acquisition, corruption and short-termism complicate scaling up solar and others with the speed required by climate change, London event hears.
February 21, 2019
Concessional loans could shorten solar’s journey towards cost parity in Thailand and more developed emerging markets, says new BNEF study.
June 9, 2017
Whilst African solar is still firmly an emerging market, investors have confirmed that issues remain with development finance, insofar as it is holding back the market from truly taking off. Whilst development finance institutions (DFIs) are a crucial part of allowing the market to find its feet, the continent’s economic infrastructure needs to move beyond the realm of development finance for commercial financiers to be enticed.

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