Due Date: March 15, 2019

USADF and All On welcome you to send propositions for ingenious off-grid services to “power up” underserved locations of Nigeria. The Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Difficulty is a joint effort of the United States African Advancement Structure (USADF) and All On and is developed to attain the list below outcomes:

  • To increase electrical generation to unserved and underserved neighborhoods through sustainable company design services;-LRB- ***************).
  • To broaden electrical energy gain access to– provided through off-grid services such as house systems or micro-grids;-LRB- ***************).
  • To increase access to electrical energy for efficient and/or home usage– while this might consist of power to fulfill home customer requires, focus is likewise provided to the shipment of power to efficient or business activities consisting of farming production and processing, companies, and others.

The Off-Grid Energy Difficulty was released in 2013 to bring economical and renewable resource to rural neighborhoods throughout Africa. Because 2013, over $7 million has actually been bought 75 energy business owners in 9 nations to offer off-grid energy services to rural neighborhoods.


The Off-Grid Energy Difficulty awards grants of approximately $100,000 each to African business offering off-grid services that release eco-friendly resources and power regional financial activities. Difficulty winners will have near-term services to power the requirements of efficient and business activities, consisting of farming production and processing, off-farm companies, and companies.

Winning candidates will get:

  • A financial investment in the type of a convertible loan at an economical rates of interest and/or an equity financial investment
  • Seed capital in the type of grant funds
  • Access to extensive regional technical support and governance assistance


  • Candidates need to be establishing, scaling up or extending energy innovations to off-grid locations of Nigeria.


To use, candidates need to finish the application and send out needed accessories, to [email protected]

To learn more, go to USADF-All On Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Difficulty

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