InfraCo Africa seeks to alleviate poverty by mobilising investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects:
InfraCo Africa’s support reduces risks and costs, and ensures that projects are developed to the highest standards: from a concept, to a financeable investment opportunity, to a proven operating business.
InfraCo Africa is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG): it is managed as a private company although funded by governments in the UK (FCDO), the Netherlands (DGIS) and Switzerland (SECO). Since its establishment in 2004, InfraCo Africa has developed twenty nine projects through to Financial Close. Of these, it has successfully exited five projects and is overseeing the construction and operation of the remainder.
InfraCo Africa’s projects will improve living standards and power economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa.
Delivering reliable power solutions for commercial and industrial customers
Afresco will deliver ‘Energy-as-a-Service’ solutions for customers in the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) space.
Expanding access to affordable internet
Access to the internet is a key driver of economic development. Mawingu delivers rural internet access via solar-plus-battery powered radio towers which it builds, operates and maintains.
Transforming rural mobility
Mobility for Africa seeks to address the dual crises of rural mobility and climate change by delivering an electric transport solution for people living in rural and peri-urban areas – particularly women.
Scaling an innovative mini-grid model offering local value chain solutions
Identifying the need for clean power in Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC, Equatorial Power (EP) developed a unique model to address the power deficit whilst also adding value to agricultural and other processing value chains.
Growing electric mobility infrastructure
The Zembo Electric Motorcycle Project will support the growth of the company’s electric motorcycle business in the capital, Kampala.
Expanding access to solar powered irrigation technology
Following the commercial success of the pilot, Phase II of the project will see the commissioning, sale, installation and maintenance of over 2,000 additional solar powered irrigation systems and 500 drip irrigation systems designed to optimise efficiency of irrigation.
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