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Social enterprise consultancy Hystra recently published “Six important recommendations for off-grid companies”. Reading these...

14.02.2020 , Dr. Tobias Engelmeier

How data changes energy access

The growth of data technologies and digital solutions is changing industries across the world – and it will also change the energy access industry,...

Today, 434 million households live off-grid or in poor-grid regions. Responding to this need, the off-grid industry has developed various types of...

29.01.2020 , Havenhill Synergy Ltd

Subsidy: A catalyst for universal electrification

The need for subsidies in universal electrification

Almost a billion people in the world are without access to electricity. The UN Sustainable...

27.01.2020 , Simon Brossard, Lucie Klarsfeld and Amy Bendel

Centralized purchasing: a game changer for last mile distribution?

Last mile distributors (LMDs) are primarily dedicated to getting beneficial products to underserved areas and are key to unlocking their potential...

Public-private partnerships are essential to expanding cash-in/cash-out (CICO) agent networks to remote areas in developing countries.

Recent researc...

18.12.2019 , Harald Schützeichel

Sun-Connect News achieves new benchmark!

The leading news platform for the off-grid industry set a new record in 2019: more than 900,000 visitors visited our websites for the first time!

Sun...

The pumps' sensors record real-time data such as energy usage and pump speed in each location, which is then used to calculate groundwater extraction...

13.12.2019 , Daniel Waldron, Alexander Sotiriou, and Jacob Winiecki

A Tale of Two Sisters: Microfinance Institutions and PAYGo Solar

THESE ARE UNCERTAIN TIMES FOR MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS (MFIs) in Africa. Not so long ago MFIs were the only source of credit for many low-income...

Beneficial household products such as solar lights, improved cookstoves, water purifiers, nutritional supplements and agricultural inputs can play a...