Frontier Energy is a leading investor in the African renewable energy market. With a hands-on and integrated approach to investing in the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects and are developing, constructing and operating more than 45 renewable energy projects in Africa within hydro, geothermal, wind and solar PV with a total capacity of more than 750 MW and total project costs of more than USD 1.8 billion.
Frontier Energy’s first fund from 2011 has a capital of EUR 60 million and is fully committed to 6 investments in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Our successor fund, Frontier Energy II, from March 2017 has a capital of USD 227 million and has so far invested in 14 projects in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Our investor base consists of pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, funds of funds, European government investment funds and private investors. The operations of the funds are or have been financially supported by grants from the EU and the Seed Capital Assistance Facility (SCAF) funded by GEF and the UN.