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The Solar Shark Tank Competition is organised and sponsored by FMO, Access Power and Solar Plaza. The competition is for local developers that require development support to make their solar projects more ‘bankable’.
In this years competition 41 applications were received, from 24 different countries totalling a sum of 6,404MW. The three finalists all presented their case to the jury and the public during the event. The three finalists were:
The jury consisting of Vahid Fotuhi (Access Power), Linda Broekhuizen (FMO), Andrew Johnstone (Climate Fund Managers) and Sumeet Thakur (IFC) awarded the Bhrikuti project the $100,000 grant towards the development costs of the project from Access Power and FMO.