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Africa Clean Energy Programme


Period
2016 - 2021

Implementing agencies
DFID

African partners
Private sector

Names of African partners involved

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
DfID

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active

Sectors
Renewables

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Grant

Main objectives
Increased energy access through private sector innovation and investment in off-grid household solar energy

Main activities
The programme supports: 1) Technical assistance to improve the enabling environment for a market based approach for private sector delivery of solar home system (SHS) products and services (Policy and Regulatory Reform, investment readiness, learning and Coordination), 2) Finance for businesses wanting to enter new and emerging SHS markets in sub-Saharan Africa for their start up and early commercialisation of ideas, 3) Test innovative approaches to stimulating private sector investment and a market development.

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Sources
http://www.africancleanenergy.com

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