About Us

Renewable

Energy Producer

BTE Renewables delivers utility-scale wind and solar projects across Africa. We have a proven track record of taking projects from development, all the way into operations. Our team brings nearly two decades of experience in the power sector, having raised over USD1bn of funding to take projects to financial close and delivered over 436MW into construction and operations.

We have our own in-house construction and operations team consisting of contract management, engineering performance, site construction and power plant operation specialists. We also have a dedicated team of sustainability/ESG specialists, who work across all of our projects. Our projects are developed to IFC performance standards, uphold the highest health,  safety and environmental standards and work closely with local communities to ensure long term value creation for all stakeholders.

Today, we have nearly 400MW of operating projects in our portfolio.

Renewable

Energy Producer

BTE Renewables delivers utility-scale wind and solar projects across Africa. We have a proven track record of taking projects from development, all the way into operations. Our team brings nearly two decades of experience in the power sector, having raised over USD1bn of funding to take projects to financial close and delivered over 436MW into construction and operations.

We have our own in-house construction and operations team consisting of contract management, engineering performance, site construction and power plant operation specialists. We also have a dedicated team of sustainability/ESG specialists, who work across all of our projects. Our projects are developed to IFC performance standards, uphold the highest health,  safety and environmental standards and work closely with local communities to ensure long term value creation for all stakeholders.

Today, we have nearly 400MW of projects in our portfolio.

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Our Team

Management Team


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Robert Skjodt

Chief Executive Officer


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Julian Johnson

Chief Financial Officer


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Libby Hirshon

Sustainability Director


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Katy-Lynne Kay

General Counsel


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Werner Engelbrecht

Business Development Director, South Africa


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Lerato Nonyane

Human Resources Director


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Nikhath Zigmund

Business Development Director, Africa


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Simon Amm

Project Finance Director


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Evan Jones

Engineering & Performance Director


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Tonderai Muntumbira

Technical Business Development Director

Directors


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Barry Lynch


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Allen Morgan


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Suman Babbar


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Lisa Pinsley


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Paul Mpho Makwana

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Shareholder

Actis is a leading private capital investor with c.120 investment professionals, operating across 17 offices. With a growing portfolio of investments across Asia, Africa and Latin America, Actis has raised over US$19bn since inception. Actis currently has c.100 portfolio companies across over 50 countries, employing over 120,000 people.

Actis is particularly well known for power infrastructure – its investments have included Reynosa the largest wind farm in Latin America; Ostro the largest ever renewables deal in India and Taiba Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in West Africa.

Actis is the largest private capital investment firm in Africa, the largest private capital real estate investor in Africa, and one of the largest private sector investors in global renewables markets.  Today, Actis’ renewable energy business comprises of over 12GW of wind and solar generation – the equivalent of 117mln photovoltaic panels or 15.6mln horsepower.

Actis’ energy team invests in and aggregates renewable energy assets into scalable regional generation platforms, it has created 14 such buy and build platforms. It also invests in and transforms distribution businesses including the national grids of Uganda, Guatemala and Cameroon.

Since 2002, Actis has deployed in excess of US$3.6 billion in 34 energy transactions, totalling ~ 23GW across 27 countries and providing energy access to over 96 million people. To date, Actis has invested US$1.1bn through 5.2 GW in the African energy sector and currently has US$3.4 bn of assets under management on the continent.

Actis’ heritage brings 70 years of institutional experience in Emerging Markets and a deep commitment to Responsible Investing. The responsible investing ethos of ‘values-drive-value’, is at the heart of Actis’ belief that capital invested in growth markets can and should be transformational, leading to sustainable value creation and mitigation of risk.

Actis is a signatory to the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), an investor initiative developed by the UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact. The firm has been awarded the highest rating score, A* for the fourth consecutive year in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) independent assessment.

Actis is a signatory to the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), an investor initiative developed by the UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact. The firm has been awarded the highest rating score, A* for the third consecutive year in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) independent assessment.

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Shareholder:

actis

Actis is a leading private capital investor with c.120 investment professionals, operating across 17 offices. With a growing portfolio of investments across Asia, Africa and Latin America, Actis has raised over US$19bn since inception. Actis currently has c.100 portfolio companies across over 50 countries, employing over 120,000 people.

Actis is particularly well known for power infrastructure – its investments have included Reynosa the largest wind farm in Latin America; Ostro the largest ever renewables deal in India and Taiba Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in West Africa.

Actis is the largest private capital investment firm in Africa, the largest private capital real estate investor in Africa, and one of the largest private sector investors in global renewables markets.  Today, Actis’ renewable energy business comprises of over 12GW of wind and solar generation – the equivalent of 117mln photovoltaic panels or 15.6mln horsepower.

Actis’ energy team invests in and aggregates renewable energy assets into scalable regional generation platforms, it has created 14 such buy and build platforms. It also invests in and transforms distribution businesses including the national grids of Uganda, Guatemala and Cameroon.

Since 2002, Actis has deployed in excess of US$3.6 billion in 34 energy transactions, totalling ~ 23GW across 27 countries and providing energy access to over 96 million people. To date, Actis has invested US$1.1bn through 5.2 GW in the African energy sector and currently has US$3.4 bn of assets under management on the continent.

Actis’ heritage brings 70 years of institutional experience in Emerging Markets and a deep commitment to Responsible Investing. The responsible investing ethos of ‘values-drive-value’, is at the heart of Actis’ belief that capital invested in growth markets can and should be transformational, leading to sustainable value creation and mitigation of risk.

Actis is a signatory to the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), an investor initiative developed by the UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact. The firm has been awarded the highest rating score, A* for the fourth consecutive year in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) independent assessment.

www.act.is

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