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"Who really wants to help Africa shouldn’t do this with money.” This meanwhile already famous sentence from the Kenyan economist James Shikwati...

Government of Ethiopia believes removal of duty on solar PV systems would assist the effort for accelerated rural off-grid electrification. To this...


The so-called "poorest of the poor" spend yearly USD 60 billion only to cover for their fuel needs.

  • The demand and need for off-grid electricity are...

50,000 jobs can be created in solar sector - if policy and regulatory issues are resolved and sector development support must be adequately provided....

When investors are confronted to an investment decision in a company in a developing country, they are often subject to a fatal incorrect evaluation:...

With the “empowering people. Award”, the Siemens Stiftung would like to identify efficient technical solutions which empower people in developing and...

November 13-15, 2012

Dakar, Senegal: King Fahd Palace Hotel

30.07.2012 , Richenda Van Leeuwen, UN Foundation

The end of the myth that solar energy is too expensive for the poor


For many years, the prevailing myth in the energy sector was that there were no cost effective ways to extend energy infrastructure to very poor...

Tips to build a sustainable solar business (2).

 

 


When determining the right financing instrument, social entrepreneurs should ask themselves the following questions: 

  • Can we set aside capital that...