SA’s largest renewable energy project Redstone CSP achieves financial close

ACWA Power, the Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and water desalination plants has announced the commencement of construction on...
DBSA Youth Challenge

DBSA launches 2nd edition of the its Youth Challenge for South...

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has announced the launch of the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge, a competition aimed at harnessing innovative solutions from young people in South Africa to help address infrastructure challenges.
private sector funding

DBSA issues $242 million green bond to support a low carbon...

This bond will be structured in alignment with the Development Bank of Southern Africa's (DBSA) recently released Green Bond Framework, which reiterates the Bank's commitment to playing a role in the just transition to a low carbon economy.
hydrogen model

South African fuel cell technology company to be developed

The DBSA and the IDC have committed project development funding to create a South African stationary fuel cell technology business.
infrastructure gap

South Africa: Agreement reached on long-awaited Infrastructure Fund

The Development Bank of Southern Africa, National Treasury and Department of Public Works and Infrastructure agree DBSA will manage the Infrastructure Fund.
Energy transition

CSIR and DBSA to develop technologies for economic development

A partnership between CSIR and DBSA is expected to pave way for the commercialisation of CSIR technologies in a bid to boost regional economies.

Brazil, South Africa to collaborate in fields of Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and...

The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa is set to host a high-level Policy Forum in Pretoria in March 2020, to highlight Brazil-SA collaboration opportunities in the fields of Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and Biofuels.
Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

DBSA provides $81.30m for Mozambique’s power network upgrades

Mozambique has received a senior debt loan facility of $81.30 million from the DBSA for the rehabilitation and upgrading of energy supply network.

DBSA energises local Independent Power Producers

The 100MW Ilanga CSP 1 power plant, will produce enough clean energy to serve around 100,000 South African households and offset over 340,000 tonnes of CO2.

DBSA secure funds to establish Climate Finance Facility

The Green Climate Fund has awarded funding worth $55.6m to DBSA  for the establishment of a R2 billion Climate Finance Facility.

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