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African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF)

Category: Transaction Assistance
Sub-Category: Technical Assistance
User: Project Developers
Donors: African Biofuel and Renewable Energy Company (ABREC), African Development Bank (AfDB), Dutch Development Bank (FMO), ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), West African Development Bank (BOAD)
Donor Countries: Cote d'Ivoire, Multi-donor, Netherlands

The purpose of the AREF Project Support Facility is to provide a range of assistance to support the development of renewable energy projects that fall within the AREF's Investment Policy, including energy resource assessment, socio-economic environmental studies, technical activities, legal due diligence, and training and mentoring of local staff.

Location: Sub Saharan Africa
On- or Off-Grid: Both

AfDB Regional Member Countries


Project Developers

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Last updated: August 10, 2020

Last updated: November 28, 2022