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Africa GreenCo

Africa GreenCo aims to increase private sector investment in energy generation in sub-Saharan Africa by mitigating the credit risks associated with the current lack of creditworthy offtakers.The Zero Gap Portfolio, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, is supporting a number of innovative financing mechanisms that deliver positive social, economic, and environmental outcomes. Africa GreenCo is part of the Zero Gap Portfolio.

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Specifications

Program website

http://africagreenco.com/

Type

Financial Institution

Geographical Scope

Africa

Type of Cap Building

Market Development

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

credit risk-mitigating intermediary; Equity

Technical or other assistance

Africa GreenCo (“AGC”) proposes to interpose a single creditworthy counterparty between buyers and sellers on multiple independent power projects (“IPPs”) in sub-Saharan Africa (“SSA”). An intermediary aggregator between buyers and sellers can help attract sustainable investments in the power sector on the strength of a multi-buyer model.

Contact information

E-mail

ana.hajduka@africagreenco.com

Last update

Date

17-04-2018

Status

Providing Services Only

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