Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID.
Power Africa launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent.
The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active in Africa’s energy sector.
In WiAP’s third webinar, Understanding Power Project Finance, participants were introduced to Power Africa’s Understanding Power Project Financing handbook. To access the handbook, please click here.
The webinar was moderated by Ana Rojas, IUCN, and included the following presentations:
- Understanding Power Project Finance with Vibhuti Jain, Financial Solutions Team Lead, Power Africa
- Bankability and Financing Power Projects with Rentia van Tonder, Head: Power and CIB, Standard Bank
- Project Finance in Renewable Energy Development with Lucy Chege, Head: Energy, Environment and ICT, Development Bank of South Africa
Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership, coordinated by USAID, with a goal of adding 30,000 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030.
View the video to learn more about Power Africa and Women in African Power (WiAP) in a webinar designed to introduce participants —particularly for women working in the energy sector—to this comprehensive and accessible handbook.