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UK Climate Investments has fulfilled its cornerstone commitment of $34 million to help establish Africa’s first dedicated renewable energy yieldco, managed by majority black-owned fund manager Revego Fund Managers.
United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab welcomed Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Mansion House in London to announce $184 million of new UK investment in Kenya.
Nissan in partnership with EDF, through EDF Group subsidiary DREEV, have launched a new commercial charging service using vehicle to grid (V2G) technology in the UK.
Battery and energy storage firm, AceOn has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst 8 Fund to accelerate development work on its mobile solar energy storage unit.
Shell Energy Europe has announced what it is calling the largest battery plant in Europe, the operation of its 100MW energy storage system.
Global law firm Baker McKenzie’s report New Dynamics: Shifting Patterns in Africa’s Infrastructure Funding reflects the state of African infrastructure and how major global players’ approach to infrastructure lending on the continent is changing.
Peer-to-peer impact investment platform Charm Impact has successfully raised $355,046 to finance early-stage clean energy entrepreneurs in developing economies.
Arrears on loans owed by Somalia to the African Development Bank Group have been cleared following the payment in full of $122.55 million by the governments of the United Kingdom and the European Union.
The UK is the top donor to the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional lending arm for its next three-year cycle, ADF-15 (2020 – 2022), a position it has held for the last three replenishments.