Objectives: This award seeks to recognize non-banking financial institutions such as local and international multilateral development institutions and other non-banking financial institutions, whose programs and activities promote access to electricity in the NESI through structured advisory, capacity development and training programmes, project funding and strategic partnerships, ensuring efficiency and sustainability of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.


  1. Nominee must be a multi-lateral development finance institution, non- banking financial institution, financial advisory institution, Private Equity Institution, Equity Funds, etc, active in the Nigerian power sector (on-grid and off-grid).
  2. Nominee must demonstrate impact of programs, initiatives and activities in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.
  3. Nominee must demonstrate scale and specific impact of funding and programmes to the overall development of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.