Africa Energy Forum - Introducing Open Solar Contracts

In this session organised by SolarPower Europe and co-hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Terrawatt Initiative, the Open Solar Contracts were launched.

The Open Solar Contracts are a robust portfolio of open-source, freely available standardised template agreements and guidelines covering the entire solar project development chain including template agreements for supply, financing, power purchase, implementation, fit & commissioning and O&M.

They help to simplify solar project development in Africa and beyond by reducing development time and transaction costs.

To carry this project, Terrawatt and IRENA collaborated with more than 30 leading development banks, law firms and industry associations.

The contracts are now available for review on

Learn more at the SolarPower Europe website.