Business and Financial Models Workshop

Date/s: 05/01/2016


  • It is generally considered that private enterprises and independent power producers have a key role to play in bringing sustainable energy-enabled businesses to un-served rural communities.
  • What are the main opportunities and challenges in establishing viable business and financial models for these organisations, and what innovative approaches are emerging to meet these challenges?
  • What support can governments and development agencies usefully provide?


  1. Social enterprises or Inclusive businesses – product or service which is socially beneficial
  2. Inclusive markets – industries that create jobs and affordable goods and services