Under its training & capacity building activities for DRE member companies, ARE in partnership with African National Renewable Energy Associations, and supported by GET.invest will organise Virtual Investment Academies on improving access to finance for DRE projects and businesses

The objective of this programme is to provide capacity building and training to local early-stage SMEs active in the DRE sector in Africa on how to access financing for their businesses and projects and on the development of bankable project proposals, with a specific focus on fundraising support for DRE SMEs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The training will provide an overview of existing funding sources and financing facilities as well as basic investment readiness and project development support and guidance on how to access existing funding sources.

The training is exclusive to ARE Members only. 


Training schedule

Training Module Date Time
Module 1: Finance landscape for DRE companies and projects 22 Sep 12–4pm CEST
Module 2 – Accessing finance - Project development training 29 Sep 12–4pm CEST
Module 3 – Accessing finance – Investment readiness training 6 Oct 12–4pm CEST
Module 4 – Preparation of funding proposals 13 Oct 12–4pm CEST


Date events
22 September 2021 to 13 October 2021


Gabriele Pammesberger

Lead for Africa

+32 2 400 10 00