New Solar Power Program to Help Electrify Rural Communities in Afghanistan

The initiative is designed to provide electricity to some of the nearly 20 million Afghans who are not connected to the national power grid.  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has launched a pioneering program to supply small-scale solar power systems to homeowners across Afghanistan. The pilot program will see the introduction of […]

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The Positive Impact of Solar Lanterns on UP, Bihar Households

The study was presented at the IDEF 2019 forum in New Delhi. A recent study undertaken by IFC’s Lighting Asia/India Program in partnership with d.light analysed the impact of solar lanterns on rural households in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The study titled, “Impact of Solar Off-grid Lighting Solutions on Rural Households in the states of […]

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d.light Raises $41 million from Consortium

The equity financing was raised by d.light from a Consortium led by Inspired Evolution, an Africa-focused investment advisory firm. d.light, a distributed solar provider has announced that it has secured a funding of $41 million to finance its solar and appliances business. The equity financing was raised from a Consortium led by Inspired Evolution, an […]

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d.light Join Hands with Microfinance Institutions to Provide Solar Energy in Kenya

Low-income earners in Kenya can now access solar energy through d.light Partnership with Microfinance Institutions Off-grid solar solutions provider d.light has signed a new partnership with micro lender Musoni to enable low income consumers in Kenya to access solar energy at affordable prices. More than 47 million households in Africa and Asia have no electricity […]

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