Investing in smart off-grid utilities can offset COVID-19 induced energy crisis

During COVID-19 times where countries are taking diverse severe measures, a rural off-grid customer who has just stepped on the energy ladder is at risk of going back to darkness.

With this projected expansion rate, developing countries that have the lowest levels of access to electricity took advantage of the situation to expand growth and accelerate the access by deploying new technologies in the provision of off-grid solar solutions.

A recent survey conducted by Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) showed that only 4 per cent of the firms that offer off-grid Solar Home Systems (SHS) would have enough cash to last six months.

Read more: The New Times



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