Financial and technical assistance to businesses entering new and emerging solar markets in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sierra Leone, and Malawi.

Creating a foundation for quality standards and lab testing methodologies for off-grid solar markets.

Catalysing a market based approach to provide high quality stand-alone solar systems to poor and vulnerable communities in 14 countries.

Aims to help transform the emerging mini-grids sector into a thriving industry via improving policy and market conditions for investments, and creation of a critical mass of experience and evidence.

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Million People Accessing Reliable Energy


Jobs Created


Private Finance Mobilized


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