Universal Access to Energy – The Future

Event: Asia Clean Energy Forum 2019

Universal Access to Energy – The Future

20 June 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Mayukh Choudhury, Milaap Social Ventures
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As of 2018, India claims to have achieved 100% electrification across all states. This does not necessarily translate to the continued supply of power for all and calls for more reliable sources of energy. However, this will result in a shift of consumer demand to grid-connected devices and systems. Therefore, we see the need for loans with larger ticket sizes; from the $50 solar lantern, to the $200 home system and $ 10,000 microgrid for neighborhoods. 

These macro trends, pave the path, and also the challenges for those working in energy access, for the product/service providers, and for the financiers.

Geographical Focus: 
India
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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