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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

Progress on basic energy access reverses for first time in a decade

17 June 2024
Global energy access gap worsens as population growth outpaces new connections: 685 million people living without electricity access in 2022, 2.1 billion people continue to rely on damaging cooking fuels… Read More »Progress on basic energy access reverses for first time in a decade

Financial mobilisation and financing trends: The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa case

13 June 2024
The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa (BGFA) is an innovative SDG7 financing programme managed by Nefco. BGFA is now a EUR 126 million programme, funded by Denmark, Germany, Norway… Read More »Financial mobilisation and financing trends: The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa case

BGFA opens funding round in Mozambique for PUE

6 June 2024
A second funding round in Mozambique focused on productive-use-of-energy solutions will open at the end of June. This is BGFA’s sixth Call for Proposals to incentivise clean off-grid energy solutions… Read More »BGFA opens funding round in Mozambique for PUE

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