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The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) recently published research which revealed that global impact assets under management topped $502 billion...

One of the key challenges in getting energy and infrastructure projects off the ground in Africa is the lack of available funding.

This does...

The UN’s industrial development organisation (UNIDO) defines corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a way of integrating social and environmental...

Subsidies that promote the use of fossil fuels are helping "to destroy the world", and are a bad way to deploy taxpayers' money, the head of the...

More and more lenders around the world are using alternative data to improve their credit models and better serve the underbanked. Alternative credit...

While many have come to recognize the potential for PAYGo solar to deliver affordable, reliable energy to off-grid customers, in the past year the...

Entrepreneurs have a pivotal role to play in Africa’s unemployment crisis. Today over a third of the continent’s young workforce (those aged 15-35)...

For years social entrepreneurs trying to solve a wide range of issues from affordable healthcare to homelessness have faced the same question: are you...

Remote microgrids—the most mature of all microgrid segments—typically do not connect to a traditional, larger grid, and therefore operate in island...

02.04.2019 , Tobias Engelmeier and Sam Duby, TFE Consulting GmbH

Connecting The Unconnected: Reflections On Using Subsidies For Rural Electrification

The lack of access to affordable, reliable energy is a barrier to development, whether that be powering autoclaves and centrifuges in rural clinics to...