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The Household Solar Funders Group

Started in 2020, the Household Solar Funders Group (HSFG) brings together 60 funders of household solar in Africa. The primary aim of the HSFG is to accelerate access to energy (SDG7), through funder collaboration on activities which address market barriers and benefit from a collective approach.

This website offers an overview of events and news about household solar in Africa, while HSFG members can access meeting minutes, presentations and additional documents in the member area.

More information on the Household Solar Funders Group can be found here.

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Household Solar news

SNV launches paper on the role of demand side subsidies in agricultural PUE

16 May 2024
Presented for the first time in an End User Subsidy lab webinar, SNV published a paper on the role of end user subsidies in Productive Use of Energy in the… Read More »SNV launches paper on the role of demand side subsidies in agricultural PUE

New IRENA report “Energy transition in Africa: Opportunities for international collaboration with a focus on the G7”

30 April 2024
This report for the Italian G7 Presidency identifies priority areas for potential collaboration between the G7 and Africa to advance the continent’s energy transition. Africa stands at a crucial crossroads… Read More »New IRENA report “Energy transition in Africa: Opportunities for international collaboration with a focus on the G7”

GOGLA: Challenging conditions slow progress on off-grid solar investment in 2023

27 April 2024
GOGLA, supported by GET.invest, has released the results from its 2023 Investment Database, showing that the total investment into the off-grid solar sector was $425 million, a 43% drop versus… Read More »GOGLA: Challenging conditions slow progress on off-grid solar investment in 2023

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