Scatec Solar secures financing for 400MW solar projects in Egypt

Norwegian solar developer Scatec Solar has secured financing of $335m from a consortium of international Development Finance Institutions, including Africa50, for the development of six solar projects totaling 400MW in Egypt.

Catégories: Media Coverage

Africa50 Featured in Africa Energy Newsletter (October 2017)

Africa50 is building up a project pipeline with a focus on the power sector. New chief executive Alain Ebobissé is keen to bridge the gap between shareholder governments and the private sector to sign more projects, writes Thalia Griffiths

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Africa50 Reaches Financial Close for Solar Plants in Egypt

Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed the long-term financing documentation for the 400 MWDC utility scale photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Egypt for which they had previously entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA). The project, which was developed under the second round of the Egyptian Feed-in Tariff Program, reached financial close on October 27.

Catégories: Press Releases

Interview with Alain Ebobisse in Forbes Afrique (French)

Pour continuer à croître économiquement, les pays du continent ont besoin de développer leurs infrastructures. Bien que des progrès non-négligeables aient été effectués, des challenges persistent dans ce domaine. Forbes Afrique s’est entretenu avec Alain Ebobissé, CEO d’Africa 50, pour un petit état des lieux sur ce sujet.

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Africa50 Hosts Investor Round Table in New York

On September 19 in New York, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobisse and COO Carole Wainaina headlined an investor roundtable organized by the Africa Expert Network.

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