Access to Energy Fund 2019

Annual Report

The Access to Energy Fund (AEF) was set up to actively support the creation of access to sustainable energy in developing countries.

In 2019, the broadening of the country list, from Sub-Saharan Africa to all OECD DAC countries, led to investments in the renewable energy sector in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Ukraine.

Our performance

In 2019 the Access to Energy fund has signed off an impressive number of 10 new investments, totaling to EUR 48 million.

3.8 million

Beneficiaries reached


Direct jobs supported

1,091 direct jobs supported women.

516 MegaWatt

Installed capacity

Our committed portfolio

Total committed portfolio

€158 million

Total committed portfolio by region

Stable renewable energy in Madagascar

Hydro Madagascar is a platform for the acquisition and development of a portfolio of several run-of-river hydroelectric projects in Madagascar.

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Low-cost and clean power in Pakistan

Lakeside Energy is a Special Purpose Vehicle that has been created to develop, finance, construct and operate a 50MW wind park in Pakistan, in Thatta District.

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Modular biodigesters in Kenya

Buen Manejo del Campo (operating under the name, incorporated in 2010 in Mexico, is a company that designs, manufactures, distributes, sells, and finances a range of prefabricated and modular biodigesters plus related accessories to small- and medium-sized farms.

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Helping Bangladesh with their Renewable Energy ambitions

Scatec Solar is developing a 62 MW solar PV plant located in the Baispukur village in the Nilphamari northern district of Bangladesh.

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