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Funding the missing middle to create energy access for all

The BUILD Fund has made its inaugural investment, setting up a $500,000 working capital facility for Kenyan distributor of solar products, Mwezi, which concentrates on last mile energy access measures.
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Rwanda: electric motorbike company secures $3.5 million investment

Electric motorbike company Ampersand Rwanda has secured a $3.5 million investment, the largest ever venture capital fund investment, from Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) into sub-Saharan Africa.
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Clean energy sector growing in southern and eastern Africa

A new report exploring recent developments in the clean energy market in southern and eastern Africa shows market entry is challenging and requires targeted awareness-raising activities, increased financial inclusion and access to financing.
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Scaling up local clean energy access in Africa and India

Peer-to-peer impact investment platform Charm Impact has successfully raised $355,046 to finance early-stage clean energy entrepreneurs in developing economies.
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Zimbabwe Stock Exchange embraces the power of solar

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has commissioned its own solar power plant with a generation capacity of up to 40kVA to combat countrywide power outages.
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World Bank forms partnership to promote climate-smart mining

The World Bank has launched the Climate-Smart Mining Facility, the first-ever fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable.
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Financing network calls for clean energy project proposals

The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) has launched a call for proposals for clean energy projects and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will...

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