BGFA Burkina Faso

Current electrification rates in Burkina Faso are low: 75% of the total population (roughly 15 million people) and 90% of the population in rural areas (roughly 14 million people) do not have access to electricity.

Burkina Faso

Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa in Burkina Faso – YiiteFaso

The growing demand for energy services and the strong political will towards rural electrification create substantial opportunities for the development of a vibrant, decentralised, clean energy market.

Research shows that 47% of the population of Burkina Faso would optimally be served by clean hybrid mini-grids and stand-alone solar systems. Off-grid solutions therefore have a large potential in the country.

In Burkina Faso, the fund will be known under the name YiiteFaso, which means “light up the motherland/the homes” in the Bambara and Fula languages.

Latest news & events

BGFA is seeking a new service provider to assist with monitoring and technical assistance
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BGFA is seeking a new service provider to assist with monitoring and technical assistance

As the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) expands, in both size and geographic scope, more delivery partners are required to meet the growing needs of the Programme. In ...

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BGFA First Call for Proposals receives strong response in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Zambia
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BGFA First Call for Proposals receives strong response in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Zambia

The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) received 84 applications for the Pre-Qualification stage under its first Call for Proposals (BGFA1) in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Zambia. Out of ...

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Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa lance le stade de Préqualification de son premier Appel à propositions
Burkina Faso
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Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa lance le stade de Préqualification de son premier Appel à propositions

Le Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) a lancé le 15 septembre 2020 le stade de Préqualification de son premier Appel à propositions (BGFA1), invitant les entreprises du secteur ...

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Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa launches the Pre-Qualification stage of its first Call for Proposals
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Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa launches the Pre-Qualification stage of its first Call for Proposals

Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) is today opening the Pre-Qualification stage of its first Call for Proposals (BGFA1) inviting off-grid energy companies to compete for results-based funding to ...

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Current funding rounds

BGFA1 – Lot de financement 1: Maximum 6,7 million d’euros
Burkina Faso
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BGFA1 – Lot de financement 1: Maximum 6,7 million d’euros

Dates open

15/09/2020 - 30/10/2020

TYPE:

Systèmes autonomes

INDICATIVE CONTRACT SIZE (€M):

€1.0m - €2.5m

# EXPECTED CONTRACTS:

3 - 4

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BGFA1 – Funding Lot #1: up to €6.7m
Burkina Faso
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Closed

BGFA1 – Funding Lot #1: up to €6.7m

Dates open

15/09/2020 - 30/10/2020

TYPE:

Standalone

INDICATIVE CONTRACT SIZE (€M):

€1.0m - €2.5m

# EXPECTED CONTRACTS:

3 - 4

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