December 20

d.light to Participate in $148 Million Off-Grid Solar Grant Facility in Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya, and Kampala, Uganda –  d.light, the global provider of transformational household solar products and affordable finance for low-income households, is participating in new grant-funded initiatives backed by the Ugandan Government to extend access to clean, affordable solar energy to homes, businesses and public institutions in the country who lack energy access.

d.light will draw on grants with a total value of USD$148M to subsidise the prices of its clean cookstoves, Solar Home Systems, and solar lanterns, and to provide financing for low-income customers to purchase these products on credit by leveraging a credit line of up to USD$100M.

Photo courtesy of Russell Watkins/DFID.

Source: Zawya (link opens in a new window)

Energy, Technology
clean cooking, climate change, off-grid energy, renewable energy, solar