Finance for energy and electricity

The Development Bank of Namibia views the electricity sector as a priority driver of economic activity and social wellbeing for Namibia. The Bank has a sound track-record of finance for distribution and generation, including renewable sources.


Among others, the Bank can provide finance for:

  • Standard generation
    • Gas
    •  Coal
    • Oil
  • Renewable generation
    • Solar
    • Wind
    • Hydropower
    • Biomass
    • Distribution
  • Related services and light industry

Application downloads

Energy & electricity info sheet


Application form for finance


Application guide


Application checklist


Know-your-customer requirements


Environmental and social management


Structured, responsive finance for larger projects

The Bank structures finance for larger projects to ensure that it promotes long-term viability. The Bank distinguishes itself by developing a deep understanding of business models and project milestones, so that it can develop viable financing that takes enterprise sustainability,

risk and growth into account.



The Bank defines SMEs as enterprises with an annual turnover of less than N$10 million. SME start-ups and expansion plans can be serviced by the DBN SME Centre in Windhoek, or by its offices in Ongwediva, Rundu and Walvis Bay.



DBN provides a range of financing products that may include:

  • Short, medium and long-term project finance
  • Short-term bridging finance
  • Infrastructure finance
  • PPP finance
  • Asset-backed finance