OIX18 – Raising off-grid equity


14h15 to 15h15

Mobilising private finance – from conventional and innovative sources

Overview of investment trends in pay-as-you-go, commercial and industrial, rural and urban, mini-grid and other nascent energy access markets.

Part 1 – Raising off-grid equity

  • Scaling-up off-grid: a private equity perspective
  • Attracting private finance and developing local partnerships. Are new commercial models emerging
    as quickly as we are told?
  • What new sources of funding, including institutional investment, are available?
  • Strategies for catalyzing domestic capital.
  • Impact investors and charitable enterprises – critical so far, but a transitional phase?
  • The future role of mobile operators and large energy corporations in off-grid solar power.

15h15 Coffee