Radiant Energy Ltd

Kenya Infrastructure

This is a 40 megawatt solar PV project, located near Eldoret (approximately 300 kmn from Nairobi) in Western Kenya, which will generate power to the national grid in Kenya. It is expected to start operating towards the end of 2017.

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DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund

We are invested in Radiant Energy Ltd through DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, which is managed by Frontier Investment Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, East Africa
Countries:
Kenya
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund
Fund Manager:
Frontier Investment Management
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
April 2015
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Kenya

DI Frontier Fund 2

We are invested in Radiant Energy Ltd through DI Frontier Fund 2, which is managed by Frontier Investment Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, East Africa
Countries:
Kenya
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
DI Frontier Fund 2
Fund Manager:
Frontier Investment Management
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
December 2017
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Kenya