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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)...

India has almost reached the historic goal of universal electrification. But the challenge of supplying 24x7 Power for All remains. Millions of...

For decades we have been told a story: that development is working, that poverty is a natural phenomenon and will be eradicated through aid by 2030....

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

In a vast continent like Africa, currently entering a new phase in its development, no plans for the future can exist without the availability of raw...

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...

The DOEN Foundation supports pioneers who use an entrepreneurial approach to come up with solutions for a better world. Read the story of Gathu...

My recent article explored the development of the off-grid solar industry in Africa, highlighting how international finance is now driving the...

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