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The Financing Jungle – Getting access to finance for infrastructure without having a profitable business

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Did you know that financing mini-grids in Africa can spark a transformation in the infrastructure sector? Beatrice Mutoni from InfraCo Africa and Humphrey Wireko from Cross Boundary Energy Access will take you on a tour through the intricacies of elevating these vital projects. Gain invaluable insights as they delve into the struggle that local African companies face in attracting finance, the pivotal role of impact-driven infrastructure financiers, and how we can direct resources towards this endeavor more effectively.
Journey with us as we break down the various financing models that have the potential to electrify over 200 million lives in Africa. We'll pull back the curtain on the innovative ways in which mini-grids can metamorphose into bankable investments and the role of infrastructure finance in this crucial process. Plus, you won't want to miss our deep dive into the risks involved, especially demand risk, and how implementing long-term contracts can curtail them.
As we gaze into the future of mini-grid financing, you'll see the promising markets ripening across Africa and the victories already celebrated in countries like Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Hear from Beatrice and Humphrey on why they are hopeful about the sector's progress, the importance of governmental backing, and how fresh business models can unlock additional revenue streams. If you have an interest in the crossroads of finance, energy access, and sustainable development in Africa, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in and be part of this enlightening conversation.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/inensus-gmbh/mycompany/
Twitter: INENSUS (@INENSUSgmbh) / X (twitter.com)
Visit www.inensus.com for more info.

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Chapters

1. Financing Challenges for Mini-Grids in Africa (00:00:00)

2. Energy Access Projects Financing and Investments (00:15:54)

3. Infrastructure Investment for Mini Grids (00:23:08)

4. Rural Industrialization Challenges (00:34:53)

5. Mitigating Currency Risk in Mini-Grid Financing (00:43:15)

6. Mini Grid Finance and Future Perspectives (00:51:28)

7. Profitable Mini-Grid Projects in Africa (00:58:37)

26 episodes

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Did you know that financing mini-grids in Africa can spark a transformation in the infrastructure sector? Beatrice Mutoni from InfraCo Africa and Humphrey Wireko from Cross Boundary Energy Access will take you on a tour through the intricacies of elevating these vital projects. Gain invaluable insights as they delve into the struggle that local African companies face in attracting finance, the pivotal role of impact-driven infrastructure financiers, and how we can direct resources towards this endeavor more effectively.
Journey with us as we break down the various financing models that have the potential to electrify over 200 million lives in Africa. We'll pull back the curtain on the innovative ways in which mini-grids can metamorphose into bankable investments and the role of infrastructure finance in this crucial process. Plus, you won't want to miss our deep dive into the risks involved, especially demand risk, and how implementing long-term contracts can curtail them.
As we gaze into the future of mini-grid financing, you'll see the promising markets ripening across Africa and the victories already celebrated in countries like Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Hear from Beatrice and Humphrey on why they are hopeful about the sector's progress, the importance of governmental backing, and how fresh business models can unlock additional revenue streams. If you have an interest in the crossroads of finance, energy access, and sustainable development in Africa, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in and be part of this enlightening conversation.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/inensus-gmbh/mycompany/
Twitter: INENSUS (@INENSUSgmbh) / X (twitter.com)
Visit www.inensus.com for more info.

  continue reading

Chapters

1. Financing Challenges for Mini-Grids in Africa (00:00:00)

2. Energy Access Projects Financing and Investments (00:15:54)

3. Infrastructure Investment for Mini Grids (00:23:08)

4. Rural Industrialization Challenges (00:34:53)

5. Mitigating Currency Risk in Mini-Grid Financing (00:43:15)

6. Mini Grid Finance and Future Perspectives (00:51:28)

7. Profitable Mini-Grid Projects in Africa (00:58:37)

26 episodes

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