Investing in
grid-quality power
for rural households
and businesses

WE ARE AFRICA’S FIRST PROJECT FINANCE FACILITY FOR MINI-GRIDS.
We invest in grid-quality power for rural households and businesses
OUR PILOT FUND WILL:
WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?
Over 600m people in Africa don’t have power. This number can be segmented by the most cost-effective means of electrification through grid extension, mini-grids, or solar home system (SHS)
CROSSBOUNDARY Energy Access
BUT MINI-GRIDS ARE HARD TO FINANCE
SO CBEA USES BLENDED FINANCE AND AN INNOVATIVE PROJECT FINANCING STRUCTURE TO UNLOCK CAPITAL FOR MINI-GRIDS