CrossBoundary Energy highlighted in UBS World Economic Forum white paper, "Mobilizing private wealth for public good"

CrossBoundary was featured in the UBS paper for the World Economic Forum, "Mobilizing private wealth for public good." The paper describes how CrossBoundary Energy - co-led by UBS Global Visionary Matt Tilleard - enables African enterprises to overcome the "technical risk and upfront infrastructure costs" of solar.

Read "Mobilizing private wealth for public good" here

 

CrossBoundary Energy featured in Stanford Law paper, "The Bright Continent: The Outlook for Utility-Scale and Commercial & Industrial Solar Projects in East Africa"

CrossBoundary Energy was featured in a recent Stanford publication, "The Outlook for Utility-Scale and Commercial & Industrial Solar Projects in East Africa." The paper discusses how CrossBoundary's financing for solar PPAs "[injects] critical liquidity into the new market and [allows] developers to rapidly recycle capital."

Read the full paper here

 

Director of East Africa Wilmot Allen discusses CrossBoundary Energy on CNBC Africa's Powering Africa Dialogue Series

CrossBoundary Director Wilmot Allen spoke on CNBC Africa's Powering Africa Dialogue Series. He discussed the energy landscape and CrossBoundary's approach to the sector. As described by Mr. Allen, CrossBoundary Energy offers "an opportunity to complement the need and resourcing of rural electricity and solar home systems."

Watch the full panel discussion here

Managing Partner Matt Tilleard selected as UBS Global Visionary for work co-leading CrossBoundary Energy

Managing Partner Matt Tilleard was selected to be a UBS Global Visionary - thought leaders who are at the forefront of innovation - for his work co-leading CrossBoundary Energy. In his UBS Global Visionary video, Mr. Tilleard explains how CrossBoundary Energy applies a "PPA model to encourage the adoption of solar by businesses in Africa." 

See the full UBS Global Visionary site here

 

Managing Partner Matt Tilleard interviewed on GreenTech Media's "The Interchange"

Early this summer, Managing Partner Matt Tilleard was interviewed by GreenTech Media's "The Interchange" podcast, where he discussed how CrossBoundary Energy "wrote a commercially bulletproof PPA, wtructured capital, and assembled the relevant insurance" to deliver a "PPA in a Box" for commercial solar installers in Africa.

The Interchange features conversations with energy experts that go beyond the headlines to get to the center of cleantech's changing business.

Listen to the podcast here

CrossBoundary Energy is a finalist for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards' Achievement in Transformational Finance

CrossBoundary Energy is a finalist for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards' Achievement in Transformational Finance. The Awards highlight ground-breaking, long-term private sector solutions to key development issues. Fellow finalists include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, MasterCard, MicroEnsure, and the Nature Conservancy/JPMorgan Chase. 

Read more about the Transformational Business Awards here

Economist article mentions the Garden City Mall solar car park, financed by CrossBoundary Energy

The Economist opened a recent article on middle income growth in Africa ("A matter of definition: Who are Africa’s affluent consumers?") with a description of Nairobi's Garden City Mall, "where SUVs wait under solar-panelled shades." Those solar panels, providing 1,450 kWh of power annually for the mixed-use development, are financed by CrossBoundary Energy. 

Read the full Economist article here

Managing Partner Jake Cusack discussed CrossBoundary Energy at the 2016 Social Enterprise Conference

Managing Partner Jake Cusack was a panelist at this year's Social Enterprise Conference, hosted by Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School. Mr. Cusack participated in the panel "From Zero to Sixty: What it takes to launch an investment fund," where he discussed the launch of CrossBoundary Energy.

Read more about the conference here