Powering opportunity: The economic impact of off-grid solar

2018
Page count
43
pages
Description

This report from GOGLA brings positive news that households using small scale-solar power in East Africa are reporting a rise in economic activity, with improvement in income and job opportunities. It demonstrates the economic benefits of off-grid solar power in the developing world. Nearly 60% of off-grid solar owners undertake more economic activity within just three months of using a solar home system as they work longer, start businesses or get a new job.

Publisher
GOGLA, Altai Consulting
Publish date
Language of publication
English
Region/Country
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Kenya
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
IB topics
BoP as customer
Environmental Impact
Results Measurement and Impact
Sector
Energy