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Survey: Understanding the challenges energy enterprises face in emerging economies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Salvatore Chester Apr 16, 2014. 4 Replies

Financing is a big issue for energy related enterprises in emerging markets and there is no shortage of insight into why, how and when financing facilities need to develop. However, money alone won't…Continue


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Investing in early-stage energy tech startups focused on developing markets.
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CGAP launches new paper on PAYG Solar: "Access to Energy via Digital Finance: Models for Innovation"

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 7:53am 0 Comments

Check out this new paper on PAYG Solar, "Access to Energy via Digital Finance: Models for Innovation" by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).  

A number of startup energy enterprises are now leveraging digital finance—especially mobile payments—to deliver modern energy to the poor, sold on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis. PAYG pricing holds the potential to…


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At 10:25am on November 6, 2013, Rajaram Khanolkar said…

Hi Jacob,

I was trying to get in touch with Simpa Networks to discuss on Solar Lights distribution. Could you please give me your contact number or office number.



@ Mumbai +91 8879903763

At 12:17am on November 7, 2012, Evan Mills said…

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