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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...
1.PriceWhile the issue of price - too high price - is often mentioned when the technological aspect of PV in development projects is discussed,...
Those who live in remote rural areas and decide to buy a solar product should not only consider quality and price but also the warranty. What happens...

To build an enterprise is like an adventure travel: as soon as you start your trip forget all detailed plans - but don’t lose track of your goal and...

A study of Planète d'Entrepreneurs shows very clearly the amazing social and economic impacts for off-grid customers thanks to solar energy. The study...