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About the Solar Incubator

THE WINNER FOR THE 2017 PHANES GROUP SOLAR INCUBATOR IS MARLON DOS SANTOS AND HIS 50 MW KITAKA SOLAR PROJECT IN MOZAMBIQUE.

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FINALISTS AND ALL OF THE APPLICANTS THAT TOOK THE TIME TO SUBMIT THEIR PROPOSALS.

PHANES GROUP WILL BE LAUNCHING A SECOND EDITION OF THE PHANES GROUP SOLAR INCUBATOR IN 2018.

The Phanes Group Solar Incubator has been launched to support PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa in partnership with Proparco, responsAbility, Hogan Lovells, RINA Consulting and Solarplaza. The aim is to support promising projects in the sub-Saharan Africa region that contain a solid Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) concept that will make a difference in the local communities.

Key Points of the first edition 2017:

  • Winning project candidate(s) will enter a partnership with Phanes Group and hold a long-term stake in the project, collaboratively bringing it to financial close
  • Phanes Group and its partners will provide winner(s) with extensive knowledge transfer throughout the project - starting with a 2-month incubator phase, including a 4-day face-to-face workshop in Dubai, UAE
  • The final selection process will take place during the "Unlocking Solar Capital"conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (October 25-26, 2017), where the winner(s) will be announced - click here to read more about the members of the Evaluation Panel
  • Please e-mail all submissions to incubator@phanesgroup.com using the form downloadable below 

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How to Apply

 

  • Candidate(s) should download and complete the application form available below

  • Candidate(s) should submit any supporting documents via WeTransfer (https://wetransfer.com/) as instructed in the application form

  • For more information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document, also available for download

  • For any questions, please read the FAQ first; if your question has still not been answered please contact us at incubator@phanesgroup.com

  • The deadline for the 2017 edition of the Solar Incubator has passed.  (October 1, 2017)

 

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