According to a report in Arab News, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) will provide more than $41m in concessional loans for renewable energy projects in Ecuador, Sierra Leone, the Maldives, Mauritania, Samoa and Mali.

The projects, which have a combined total capacity of 35MW, will provide energy to over 300,000 people and numerous businesses.