Click Link Below to Download Application Templates

1. One Pager Application Guidelines

2. Email Template for Response to REA notification

3. Loan Application Letter Template

4. Business Plan Template

5. SHS Financial Model template (optional use)

6. Mini-Grid Financial Model template (optional use)

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Company Information

*KYC Documentations including BVN
*Information memorandum on the company
*Receipt of organizational chart
*Corporate documentation on the project and corporate search on the principal promoters of the project

Value Chain

*Evidence of local content/backward integration

NEP Qualification

*Evidence of NEP pre-qualification approval and documentation

Financials

*Receipt of board resolution to enter into the transaction and application letter detailing the proposed utilization of the loan [a template shall be developed for utilization by loan applicants]
*Receipt of detailed financial model stating clearly the assumptions of the cash flow
*Credit report on the principal promoters of the company/and or companies owned by the principal promoters from a credit bureau
*Details of the project company/principal promoters banking relationship as well as credit facilities and securities pledged
*5-year projected cashflow
*Three-year audited financial statements and latest management accounts
*3-year tax clearance certificate

Additional Requirements for Mini Grids

*In addition to the general requirements outlined above, eligible mini grid developers will be required to provide the following additional documentation

Operational Scale

*Evidence of community agreement/PPA for the offtake of energy generated from the mini grid/exclusivity agreement with community
*Evidence of warranties on the distribution and generation assets
*Detailed revenue collection and revenue assurance plans, IT systems for managing collection, bank accounts, etc

Asset Management

*Evidence of legal mortgage assigning ownership of the mini grid asset to NESI SSL
*Evidence of comprehensive insurance noting interest of NESI SSL on the assets

Company Information

*Receipt of business plan, operational and maintenance plan, detailed work plan and schedule

Financials

*Evidence of contribution of owner’s equity
*Proforma invoice of the equipment required for deploying the mini grid
*Proforma invoice of the equipment required for deploying the mini grid

Regulatory/ Legal Documents

*Land agreement and/or right to operate the mini grid in the proposed location.
*Evidence of NERC Registration or payment for permit to operate the mini grid in the proposed location
*Engineering, Procurement, Construction agreement and documentations

NEP Qualification

*Evidence of qualification for WBG NEP Mini grid component

ESMP

*Evidence of Environmental Social Management Plan for category 2 sites or ESIA for category 1 sites with environmental concerns

NESI SSL will review all loan applications and companies that fulfil the conditions precedent will be recommended for disbursement

Additional Requirements for Solar Home Systems Retailing & Distributions

*In addition to the general requirements outlined above, eligible SHS developers will be required to provide the following additional documentation

Actuals and Forecast

*Demand analysis and monthly sales projection
*Historical sales

Customer Tracking

*Evidence of potential buyers of the SHS

Operational Scale

*Historical & current inventory size
*Plan for localization of sourcing

NEP Qualification

*Evidence of qualification to the SHS component of the WB NEP

NESI SSL will review all loan applications and companies that fulfil the conditions precedent will be recommended for disbursement