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Infrastructure & Energy: Our solutions

Whether you're investing in renewable energy, telecommunications or water supply and waste water treatment – we offer private companies a suitable, viable and flexibly structured financing for their sustainable infrastructure investments and individual advice.

As a reliable and professional partner, we advise you right from the start, backed by in-depth expertise. You benefit from our extensive experience in the field of infrastructure and renewable energy investments in emerging-market and developing countries, our network and our 19 locations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. As a development financier mandated by Germany, we also have a variety of contacts available to us in a number of countries.

DEG customer comments

With its international experience, DEG was key to success. That enabled us to develop this new market. To do so, it was important for us to bring on board proven German partners.

Georg Schmiedel, CEO of F&S Solar

What we offer


With our financing, we enable infrastructure projects in the following sectors:

  • Energy: Wind energy, solar energy, hydropower, geothermal energy
  • Telecommunications and digital infrastructure
  • Transport: Ports, airports, roads
  • Water supply and waste water disposal

We provide tailored financing solutions to private infrastructure companies that support sustainable transformation and thus contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the form of long-term loans, equity investments and mezzanine finance. If required, we can mobilise and arrange larger volumes for our customers by getting additional investors on board. Through our commitment we send positive signals to further investors.

Advice plus support

In addition to offering appropriate financing solutions, our strength is in providing tailored advice on infrastructure and renewable projects in developing markets. We can provide specialist advice on conceptual design and financing as well as arrange co-financing, with the aim of organising your project even more efficiently and sustainably.

Success stories

Expanding green energy supply for telecommunication towers

Expanding mobile telecommunications provides significant impetus for developing the infrastructure in emerging markets and developing countries. DEG finances investments of IPT Powertech Group SAL, which operates telecommunication towers in Africa and the Middle East.

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Solar power for the Caribbean

DEG invests in biggest solar park in the Caribbean by mobilising a long-term loan of USD 62 million. In addition, it supports the operating company in drawing up a management plan for biodiversity on the site.

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Further examples of infrastructure projects financed by DEG

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Our partner countries

DEG finances only in emerging and developing countries. These are regularly defined in the OECD Development Committee (DAC). The current DAC list with our partner countries can be found here.

DAC list

Financing in local currency

We offer you long-term loans, including in local currency.

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