Microfinance for the Solar Home Systems Program in Bangladesh

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July 2014
Authors: 
Joya Bhandari
Source: 
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
The Bangladesh solar home systems program, pioneered by non-governmental organisations such as Grameen Shakti and supported by the government’s Infrastructure Development Company Ltd., has developed a dealer network providing a marketing, microcredit, and after sales service to enable rural households to buy renewable energy systems for lighting and mobile phone charging.
 
Country: 
Bangladesh
Sectors: 
Energy