On February 13 2020, BRILHO which is a 5 year energy access programme, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented by SNV, launched the first call for applications for a market development fund.
The programme which aims to accelerate the off-grid market in Mozambique, promoting and supporting businesses initiatives that can provide clean and accessible energy solutions to the population and enterprises.
Invitation for submission of expressions of interest
BRILHO’s mandate is to support private sector initiatives by leveraging its capacity for innovation and resources to develop and invest in off-grid solutions and services; and thus improve the lives of people through savings, well-being and livelihood opportunities, while providing commercial benefits for the private sector.
To achieve its objective, BRILHO’s Market Development Fund offers to selected businesses a mix of non-reimbursable funding for up to £ 1,500,000 per company and specialised technical support, to de-risk business initiatives that aim to achieve competitive commercial returns. Alongside this, BRILHO supports the sector ecosystem development by improving access to information, stimulating demand, setting quality benchmarks and advocating for a better regulatory framework.
Do you have a business initiative in the off-grid energy sector? You may be eligible to receive BRILHO support For more information about this fund, contact the BRILHO team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the BRILHO website.