Energy Episodes

Sept. 1, 2021

Charm Impact::Low-Interest Loans for solar distributors

Today I talk with Gav Landau the co- founder of Charm Impact, an organization that funds green energy companies in Africa with debt capital at 6% to 10% interest. They fund projects between £10,000 and £250,000 with the first...

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Aug. 28, 2021

GIZ: Green People's Energy

Green People's Energy is a GIZ program, which provides grant financing up to €200,000. They focus on Green Energy Solutions (think: solar-powered milk chilling or Solar Home Systems). They focus on projects in the countries o...

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April 30, 2021

EnAccess: Open Source solutions for Energy

EnAccess funds Open Source projects in the energy space in developing countries between $50,000 and $250,000. They've funded companies like Solaris, Devergy and ANKA Madagascar. They are like a grantor but a little different;...

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March 31, 2021

King Baudouin Foundation: Business Partnership Facility

I talk with Elke Briers who manages the KBF Business Partnership Facility. Should you apply? Here are the basic requirements: 1 year of financial statements, 50% cofinancing required, €50,000- €200,000 in funding, 5-10 awards...

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