Upcoming Webinar "Mini-Grid Financing: Enabling the Role of Local Banks"

On 28th of June our partner HPNET will hold a webinar on the topic “Mini-Grid Financing: Enabling the Role of Local Banks” from 3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. CEST. Register now!

This webinar – the 2nd in a series of four webinars – will feature banks and financing specialists from South and Southeast Asia who have enabled local banks and local developers in the region to make financing available for small-scale hydro mini-grids. Using specific examples, speakers will present:

  • Why and how local banks are critical to replication of sustainable hydro mini-grids
  • Incentives for local banks in lending to hydro mini-grids and local developers
  • How local banks can build internal capacity to lend to mini-grids
  • How local developers can develop the necessary skills to access local bank financing
  • How banking regulatory challenges can be overcome
  • Roles of government and donors help to accelerate the process of enabling local bank financing.

For more thematic background, please refer here.

Speaker:

DINESH DULAL – Department Head of Energy and Development Organization Department at NMB Bank Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal

KAPILA SUBASINGHE – Vice President (Specialized Project Lending)/Head of Consulting, DFCC Bank

MARGARITA MANZO – Energy Finance Specialist

Moderator: 

RANISHA BASNET

Thematic Discussant

DIPTI VAGHELA – Manager Hydro Empowerment Network (HPNET)

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