The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (OGEF)

Updated in November, 2020
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The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (OGEF) provides local currency financing solutions to companies bringing affordable solar energy to communities living off the grid in the region. OGEF’s flexible approach is responsive to the needs of the African energy access sector, accommodating different funding requirements, jurisdictions and borrower types. Eligible borrowers include companies and specialist SPVs and span distributors, consumer finance providers, appliance companies, mini-grid developers and–indirectly–software and other service providers.

Technology Focus
Off-grid solar
Size of investment
US$2—10 million
Total fund size
US$59 million