Africa Opportunities

The U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Development and Finance Center in Johannesburg, South Africa will open in 2013 to provide the U.S. private sector, as well as our sub-Saharan African partners, with a centralized means to identify and access U.S. government support for clean energy export and investment needs.  The Center aims to assist sub-Saharan African energy developers implement clean energy projects while promoting U.S. private sector participation in sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development.

The Center will advance the recently announced U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance (US-ACEF) Initiative, a $20 million collaborative financing mechanism developed by the State Department, OPIC, and USTDA.  The Initiative aims to support private sector investment and increase support for U.S. businesses and exporters in sub-Saharan Africa’s clean energy sector.

The Millennium Challenge Corporation lists procurement solicitations for goods, works and services to be awarded and administered by "accountable entities" from countries with signed Compacts.

Major Funded Projects

South Africa