Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI) Facility

Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI) Facility

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 19 Mar 2021 at B.28
  • Est. completion Under revision
  • ESS Category Category A

Falling technology costs are making investment in renewable energy commercially viable in increasingly more countries. Nevertheless, global investment remains below the targets needed to meet the Paris Agreement. Achieving universal access to electricity will require rapid growth in the share of variable renewable energy used in global power generation.

This programme is designed to help unlock the large amounts of private finance needed to complement the limited public funding available. It will help the seven target countries shift to low-emission sustainable development pathways and increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. To do this, the programme will support the use of technical assistance, public investments and risk mitigation instruments.

Total project value


Tonnes of emissions avoided




Result areas

Project timeline


20 May 2020 - 304 days

Funding proposal received

20 May 2020

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

17 Aug 2020

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

19 Feb 2021

Cleared by iTAP

23 Feb 2021


19 Mar 2021 - 29 days

Approved by GCF Board

19 Mar 2021

FAA executed

19 Mar 2021

Under implementation

16 Apr 2021 - 446 days so far

FAA effective

16 Apr 2021

Disbursement - USD 43,000,000

26 Apr 2022

Disbursement - USD 4,000,000

26 Apr 2022


Est. completion date under revision

Two regions

  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific

Seven countries

Two priority groups

  • Least Developed Countries
  • African States
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing17% disbursed

GrantUSD 54,000,000
GrantUSD 30,000,000
LoanUSD 176,000,000
GuaranteeUSD 20,000,000
Total GCF Financing
USD 280,000,000


Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,500,000
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 459,500,000
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 750,000,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 72,500,000
Total Co-Financing
USD 1,283,500,000

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National Designated Authority

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Ms. Keineetse Lepekoane
Director, Development Programmes
Phone +267 3950353
Ms. Catherine Matongo
Chief Economist
Phone +267 398 9990
Ms. Keneilwe Bolebano
Principal Economist
Government Enclave, State Drive,, Gaborone, Botswana
Phone +267 3950378
Ms. Gaanewe Mogotsi
Deputy Director, Development Programmes
Government Enclave, State Drive, P/Bag 008, Goborone, Botswana
Phone +267 3950224
Ms. Boineelo Sealetsa
Senior Economist
Government Enclave, State Drive, P/Bag 008, Goborone, Botswana
Phone +267 3950378
Central African Republic
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Mr. Boris Bemokolo
Focal Point
Phone +236 75 09 63 25
Tola Kogadou Igor Gildas
Mr. Thierry Kamach
Phone +236 75 50 16 25
Democratic Republic of the Congo
National Coordination of the Green Climate Fund
Mr. Hans André Lohayo Djamba
15, Avenue Papa Iléo (ex-des Cliniques) Commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (the)
The National Treasury
Mr. Julius Muia
Principal Secretary
Treasury Building, Harambee Avenue, P.O Box 30007-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +254 20 224 0051
Mr. Peter Odhengo
Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Finance
Phone +254 722 984992
Mr. Hillary Korir
The Environment and Sustainable Development Agency
Mr Boureima Camara
Director General of the Environment and Sustainable Development Agency
Cite Administrative – Batiment No. 7 – BP: 1634, Bamako, Mali
Phone (+223) 66 80 57 56
Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Mr. Paulus Ashili
Mr. Timoteus Mufeti
Mr Petrus Muteyauli
Deputy Director, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Department of Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Private Bag 13306, Windhoek, Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Mr Badriddin Abidov
Deputy Minister
1 Islam Karimov Str., Tashkent city, Uzbekistan
Phone +998 71 238 50 81