Written by Netherlands Development Finance Company
11 April 2019

Date of effectiveness: 01.01.2007 to 31.12.2028

The Access to Energy Fund is jointly initiated by the Dutch government and FMO in 2007 to support private sector projects aimed at providing long-term access to energy services in developing countries. Focusing solely on renewable energy, the fund supports energy generation, transmission and distribution projects, promoting energy solutions (both on-grid and off-grid) that are affordable for all and support the transition to a low-carbon economy. Funding possibilities of the Access to Energy Fund include minority shares in equity investments, loans and early stage equity.  In doing so, the AEF is relevant to one or more keyword labels of all five QII principles.