Access Co-Development Facility (ACF)
The ACF is a financial and technical support mechanism designed to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition.
The ACF is at the forefront of an exciting new concept as the first private sector driven crowdsourcing origination platform for power projects in Africa. Access Power works closely with international partners that participate in the selection process of the winning projects, in the past years those partners included: African Development Bank, FMO, IFC, Proparco, and InfraCo Africa.
Application window is now closed
Round 1 - 2015
In ACF's inaugural deployment in 2015, we received 55 applications from 18 African countries. After the completion the following projects were selected to enter into Joint Development Agreement discussions:
- Quaint Solar Energy (50MW solar PV in Nigeria)
- Flatbush Solar (20 MW solar fixed ground mount PV in Cameroon)
Round 2 - 2016
During the 2016 deployment, ACF received 96 applications from 25 countries. Following a live judging session, the following thee winning projects were selected:
- Stucky Ltd (25MW Hydro & Solar project in Madagascar)
- AGES PLC (25MW solar project in Sierra Leone)
- Menatech Energy (50 MW wind project in Nigeria)