Technical assistance
Renewable energy. Energy Efficiency  N/A



Technical Assistance SUNREF program for financing renewable energy & energy efficiency projects

Country : Ivory Coast. .
Client : CGE CI (Confédération Générale de Entreprises de Côte d’Ivoire)
Start Date : 2022-01
Completion Date : 2024-01
Value of services : 884 752 €
Funder : AFD (French Development Agency ) .
Associate/Partner : BURGEAP
Description :
The SUNREF program funded by AFD in Côte d'Ivoire aims to:

• favor the emergence of a green finance offer from the two partner banks :SGB CI and NSIA, which banks have opened credit lines
• to support private companies in defining renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental protection projects;
• promote the emergence of a national context conducive to the development of renewable energies (RE),energy efficiency (EE) and environmentally virtuous projects

The project management of the assistance was entrusted to CGE CI, Ivorian employers' organization. The IED-BURGEAP Group is in charge to implement the following activities :

1. Communication and awareness around the SUNREF program and green finance;
2. Creation of a portfolio of projects on renewable energies as well as mature and bankable energy efficiency;
3. Support project leaders in the constitution of their financing requests to banks;
4. Assess the projects compliance in accordance to sunref funding eligibility criteria;
5. Set up and implement capacity and skills building program for CGE CI and partner banks.
Description of the Actual Services Provided IED coordinates and animates the Sunref project through:

1. Planning supervision and activities management
2. Support for project leaders on the green finance line mobilization by banks
3. Realization of technical missions evaluation of EE and RE projects (PV, Hydro, Biomass, etc.)
4. Realization of Green Finance EE and RE trainings