Impact Case Study: IDEAS – ACED Platform (“Newco”)

Investor Name: African Infrastructure Investment Managers


Investment Rationale
The IDEAS Fund is consolidating its renewable energy controlling interests into a fully integrated platform with Development and Operations Management capabilities. The earliest investment into the portfolio’s projects date back to 2010 with the launch of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (“REIPPPP”). The IDEAS-controlled operational asset portfolio currently stands at 950MW.

Investment Impact
The investment aims to significantly contribute to SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and SDG 13 (Climate Action) by substantially increasing the share of renewable energy in the energy mix with a portfolio of 6GW of renewable energy assets by 2030.At the same time, it will contribute to achieving improved livelihoods through the provision of decent work and gender equality.

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