SOLAR INCUBATOR 2019

Phanes Group and Solarplaza are pleased to announce the third edition of an exciting initiative for solar PV project development in sub-Saharan Africa: The Phanes Group Solar Incubator 2019, organized in partnership with Hogan Lovells, ECREEE and RINA.

  • Get your PV project from concept stage to financial close;

  • Connect with key industry players and receive mentorship from them;

  • Give back to the local community and make a difference.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa that come with a solid Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) concept aimed at making a positive impact for the local community.

The owners of the shortlisted projects will be invited to a live presentation on October 17, 2019, during the “Unlocking Solar Capital Africa” conference to a high-profile evaluation panel hosted by Solarplaza and composed by Hogan Lovells, responsAbility and Phanes Group.

WHAT'S AT STAKE?

The Benefits that can be gained from entering into the competition, and winning it:

  • We will offer shortlisted candidates a free return flight, accommodation and entry ticket to the Unlocking Solar Capital conference in Senegal – one of the leading industry conferences for the African solar energy sector (offer valid for one representative of your company);

  • The winner(s) will enter a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Phanes Group and will have the opportunity to co-develop and execute the project, holding a long-term stake in its success;

  • The winner(s) will receive support to reach financial close and attract investment;

  • The winner(s) will receive a complimentary invitation to visit Phanes Group’s headquarters in Dubai, UAE, to kick-off the incubator phase through intensive workshop with some of the best industry experts in their respective fields;

  • The CSR concept of the winner(s) will be refined during the incubator phase and rolled out with the project.

HOW DO I APPLY?
  • Candidates should download and complete the application form available below.

  • Candidate should submit any supporting documents via WeTransfer as instructed in the application form.

  • The Submission deadline is September 4, 2019, at 11:59 pm CET (Central Europe Time)