financial close

financial close

Financial close: The moment of empowerment

Financial close is a lender’s and an infrastructure project’s moment of truth, explains Roland Janssens, director at Ninety One, which manages the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund.

Great potential for financing mini-grids

“SunFunder was the first financial intermediary to fund (commercially) a mini-grid developer and we believe that there is great potential in this sector.”
Green Climate Fund

Bridge loan facility expedites hydropower financial close

The Africa Finance Corporation has announced the financial close of a bridge loan facility contracted by Ivoire Hydro Energy for the construction of the 44MW Singrobo-Ahouaty hydroelectric power project in Côte d’Ivoire.

Diversification of South Africa’s energy supply continues

Standard Bank has closed four projects under the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, (REIPPPP), making it the...

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