09 Sep ADB Knowledge Series: Solar Power at One’s Fingertips

SOLAR POWER AT ONE’S FINGERTIPS In January 2013, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a new $2 million investment that will provide India’s energy-poor households with solar energy on a pay-as-you-go basis. Simple yet Radical Technology. The technology to be used is simple—a solar home

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17 Feb ENSIA: Solar energy solutions for the developing world

Tiny lamps and clever financing may finally bring solar to the developing world. “Mobile banking and microfinancing—those two things combined are making for some interesting possibilities that weren’t really there just four years ago,” Jacobson says. Microfinancing gives small loans to households or businesses, which

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