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Photo: Smart Power for Rural Development - The Rockefeller Foundation

Photo: Smart Power for Rural Development - The Rockefeller Foundation

The Human Capital Investment: SDG7 and the Renewable Energy Generation

22 Jun 2017 | By Kristina Skierka & Danny Kennedy
Solving energy poverty is not a technology issue. With affordable new services, performance improvements, and the ability to pay-as-you-go on mobile money platforms, decentralized renewable energy (DRE) can enable the delivery of basic Tier 1 and Tier 2 energy access.

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Banking on Capacity

22 Jun 2017 | By  William Brent
The biggest frustration voiced by enterprises looking to deliver last-mile electricity connections to the rural poor is lack of finance. To solve this major roadblock to scale, SELCO Foundation has developed an innovative program that has nothing to do with money. It focuses instead on people and process. Sound boring? Not at all, and it may be a key to fully unlocking the distributed energy transition sweeping the world.

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