Frontier Energy – A passion for creating renewable energy projects in Africa
Frontier Energy is a leading investor in the African renewable energy market. We have a hands-on and integrated approach to investing in the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects and have offices in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Denmark. Frontier Energy is developing, constructing and operating more than 40 renewable energy projects in Africa within hydro, geothermal, wind and solar PV with a total capacity of more than 600 MW and total project costs of more than USD 1.5 Billion. Our first fund from 2011 has a capital of EUR 60 million and is fully committed to 6 investments in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Our successor fund, Frontier Energy II, from March 2017 has a capital of USD 116 million and a target size of USD 200 million. Frontier Energy’s capital comes primarily from pension funds, family offices and European government investment funds.
Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) has fathered and supported the establishment of DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund.
The Danish Industry Foundation has provided extensive support in the form of a loan of nearly 6m DKK for the development and establishment of the Fund
The Seed Capital Assistance Facility (SCAF) funded by AfDB and UNEP and administered by Frankfurt School – the UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance is supporting the Fund with USD 1m for the development of investable projects.
Finally, the Fund has been partly financed with the financial assistance of the European Union. The views expressed on this website can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.