The Pay-as-You-Go Off-Grid Project in India: Addressing Energy Poverty One House at a Time

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The Pay-as-You-Go Off-Grid Project in India: Addressing Energy Poverty One House at a Time

01 October 2015

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Description: 

Many rural villages in India are energy poor, with 289 million people lacking access to electricity while 80 million remain underserved. To quickly fill the access gap, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) initiated an equity investment that allowed customers to buy energy credits in “small packages”.

Read about ADB’s other energy projects in Knowledge and Power: Lessons from ADB Energy Projects.

Geographical Focus: 
India
Type of Content: 
Project Stories

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