With EDFI ElectriFI investment of EUR 4.5 million We Light will be able to fund the development, construction and operations of 118 new solar PV mini-grids in Madagascar.
WeLight Madagascar SA is a company owned by Axian Group, Sagemcom and Norfund. WeLight develops a sustainable energy solution for rural population, with a proven business model, reaching already 35 villages today, leading to cross fertilization of new economic activities in the villages.
EDFI ElectriFI is investing up to EUR 4.5 million in senior debt alongside co-investors to fund the development, construction and operations of 118 new solar PV mini-grids in Madagascar.
The project can make a real difference in terms of clean energy access in Madagascar, a market with a very low electrification rate (<20%), reaching a total of up to 300,000 people.
EUR 4.5 million