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EBRD, GEF, and DEG issues $31.2 million loans for solar projects in Jordan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and German development finance group, DEG have provided a $10.6 million loan in local currency to Yellow Door Energy to develop, construct and operate a portfolio of eight solar projects in Jordan. EBRD also mobilised $5 million provided by the Global Environment Facility and DEG provided senior loans worth $15.6 million for the projects, taking the total loan value to $31.2 million. The projects will have a total installed capacity of 48.3 MW and will generate 81 GWh of renewable energy per annum.

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A Tale of Two Funds: Jordan and Rwanda

The experiences of Jordan and Rwanda show that there are different ways to address this challenge. In retaining the fund model, Jordan seeks to innovate within its constraints, while Rwanda is creating a new institution to expand the financial instruments available to it.

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