EAIF arranged the debt finance for the construction of the 13MW Bugoye hydro power station, which began operating in 2008. With 98% availability, the plant has become a successful and dependable part of Uganda’s national electricity industry.
Tororo is the eighth renewable energy plant EAIF has backed in Uganda. In total, they contribute some 15% of Uganda’s installed electricity generating capacity.
EAIF mainly supports private sector infrastructure projects to create new or expand existing facilities. We welcome enquiries from companies in Africa and worldwide that want to grow their businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and share our commitment to the continent and its peoples. Enquiries are also welcome from financial advisers and specilaist consultants.
R20, the international not-for-profit organisation championing renewable energy and other green infrastructure projects, is holding its 2019 World Summit in Vienna, Austria on 28th and 29th May. The event is organised by the University of Zurich (USC Arnold Schwarzenegger Institute), in partnership with The Climate Infrastructure Partnership.
African Financial Services Industry Conference (AFSIC) hears EAIF’s Emilio Cattaneo say changes needed if Africa is to grow its energy infrastructure stock.
Emilio Cattaneo, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s Executive Director, participated in a day-long professional management day organised by the Global Infrastructure Hub on 15th April.
EAIF is funded by the governments of the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden. It raises its debt capital from public and private sources, including Allianz, the global insurance and financial services company; Standard Chartered Bank; the African Development Bank; the German development finance institution, KFW, and FMO, the Dutch development bank.