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The Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) and its impact 4 years on

The Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) was launched four years ago to address the short-term liquidity risk faced by independent power producers (IPPs) that sell electricity to state owned power utilities across sub-Saharan Africa. Obbie Banda, Underwriter with the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) assess the impact four years on.
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Malawi: Insurance agency provides liquidity cover for solar project

The African Trade Insurance (ATI), through the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), will provide cover for an amount of $4.4 million against the risk of delayed payment by ESCOM for the 60MW Salima Solar PV.

Malawi makes moves to de-risking renewable energy projects

Malawi has joined a Regional Liquidity Support Facility, an initiative that supports small- and mid-scale renewable energy IPPs reach financial close and to reduce the energy deficit.