Tine Fisker Henriksen; Innovative Finance Lead, Bertha Foundation, explains the role that academia is playing in contributing toward financing off-grid projects in Africa.

Speaking to ESI Africa at the African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa show in May, Henriksen explained that the Foundation is currently working on innovative financing mechanisms.

She added that these mechanisms have recently received commitments to launch a green outcomes fund providing incentives for local investment funds looking to invest in green SMEs and green early-stage projects.

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