Nigeria SEF (IFC-600810)

  • Nigeria
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 30, 2017
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Nigeria SEF
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 19, 2018

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Project Description

This project will take a primary focus on solar technologies using DFID funding at the beginning. However, funding from Denmark and Hungary trust funds will allow the project to work on other areas of sustainable energy finance (e.g. energy efficiency interventions and/or green bonds) wherever relevant.

The project plans to have four components as below:

Component 1: Disseminate the results of the solar market study, support awareness raising activities with SMEs and Corporates in target segments, and conduct business development meetings with FIs.

Component 2: Support market aggregation and pipeline development with vendors/ESCOs technology companies and project developers.

Component 3- Launch a training program for local installers and develop certification schemes to improve installation quality of solar systems of smaller size.

Component 4: Provide technical support to financial institutions (commercial banks, leasing companies, microfinance institutions, and also NBFIs) that are interested in developing a new business line of EE/RE finance with focus on solar PV financing for MSME and corporate segments.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 


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