NEWS Two new reports on energy access released in conjunction with the UN Sustainable Energy for All meeting
RAEL researchers and colleagues at Stanford University, Humboldt State University, Crossboundary, and Lighting Global, the International Finance Corporation, and United Nations Environment Program release two new reports on energy access implementation and services.
Increasing Private Capital Investment into Energy Access: The Case for Mini-grid Pooling Facilities, by Dimitry Gershenson, Matthew Tilleard, Jake Cusack, Dean Cooper, Ashby Monk, and Daniel Kammen (University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, and the United Nations Environment Program) proposes a pooling facility to share risk and diversify support for mini-grids worldwide.
Off-grid Power and Connectivity: Pay-as-you-go financing and digital supply chains for pico-solar by Peter Alstone, Dimitry Gershenson, Nick Turman-Bryant, Daniel M. Kammen, and Arne Jacobson (University of California, Berkeley, Humboldt State University, Lighting Global and the World Bank/International Finance Corporation) highlights the dramatic growth in pay-as-you-go financing business models worldwide.
Both reports are available on the RAEL publications page