How to apply


  • Background Information note and Guidelines for Applicants.
  • If you are interested in applying to the Project Facility, please register here to obtain your login to apply.
  • Please carry out a Mandatory Eligibility Self-check before filling in your application.
  • The deadline to receive Executive Project Summaries is Monday, 15 February 2017 (17:00 Abu Dhabi time).
  • The Full Project Proposal including a full feasibility study is to be provided later in the process if the project is shortlisted in May 2017
  • A government guarantee letter needs to be submitted as an attachment to the Executive Project Summary submission. Please use the government or non-government letter template provided.
  • Co-funding institutions are listed on the funding page. Any questions on co-funding can be sent to
  • All applications must be submitted in English. If this presents a significant challenge, applicants should contact the Project Facility ( at least three weeks in advance of the deadline for applications for each cycle.
  • Costs to the applicant arising from the application process are to be borne by the applicant.
  • All applicants not selected for funding can apply again in subsequent cycles.
  • Note that there is now an optional circular to the respective government entities involved in the international borrowing affairs of countries to explain the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and the ADFD requirement for a government guarantee. If there is a delay in the submission, please note this in an attachment in the application

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