South Africa’s largest renewable energy project Redstone CSP achieves first debt draw down
South African Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) project has achieved its first debt drawdown on the largest renewable energy investment in South Africa to date.

The African Development Bank acted as the Mandated Lead Arranger (MLA) and Coordinating Bank for the ZAR 11.6 bn total investment, with a commitment of ZAR 2.306 billion to the transaction. The project has also secured financing from leading international and South African financial institutions including ABSA Bank, CDC Group, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG), Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO) Investec Bank, Nedbank Limited, Sanlam Limited, and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.