IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have created a joint project facility to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. For this partnership, ADFD pledged USD 350 million in concessional loans over seven annual cycles for projects that are recommended by IRENA. USD 50 million is available each cycle. To be shortlisted, projects should focus on energy access and security through environmentally sustainable means.


The final cycle has closed. You may reference selected projects here.

Purpose of support 
Project and program implementation
Information on how to...

Understand steps to access
Know what activities are eligible for support
Climate objective 
Sectors and themes 
Energy efficiency, Renewable Energy
Type of support provider 
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level, Public entity at the sub-national level, Public entity at the regional level
Co-financing required 
Application timeframe 

The final cycle has closed. Check here for updates.

Trustee or administrator 
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Contact information
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