Power Africa Toolbox

The Tools & Resources to Unlock the Power of sub-Saharan Africa

The Power Africa Toolbox mobilizes 160 different tools to unlock obstacles facing private sector power deals in sub-Saharan Africa. 

In the Power Africa Partners Toolbox you will find resources from 12 U.S. government agencies engaged in Power Africa and 14 international development partners that include The World Bank Group, the African Development Bank, the Development Bank of South Africa, the International Development Corporation of South Africa, the Governments of Sweden, Norway, France, UK, EU, and Japan, and strategic partners including the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, the International Renewable Energy Association, and the African Union’s New Partnership for African Development agency. Visit our partner's page to learn more.


The Power Africa Toolbox [PDF] provides a comprehensive view of the tools and resources Power Africa uses to drive deals and facilitate investment. These tools fall into six major categories:

Transaction Assistance


Policy / Regulatory Design & Reform

Capacity Building

Legal Assistance

Informational Resources

Power Africa’s network of regional and in-country Transaction Advisors utilize the Power Africa Toolbox [PDF] to provide technical assistance and transactional support to governments, developers, investors and other stakeholders. Power Africa Transaction Advisors are experts in bringing energy sector deals that demonstrate commercial, financial, technical and social viability to financial close.

Download the Power Africa Toolbox [PDF] to learn how it can empower you.

Project Preparation Facilities Toolbox

A number of mapping exercises and assessments have been completed on PPFs in recent years. Building on these sources, Power Africa drew on its collective expertise in the region to generate a list of 13 early-stage PPFs that currently operate in Sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector. The information captured on these PPFs is included in this Toolbox

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:00am