Reaching Scale in Access to Energy: Lessons from Practitioners


Asian Development Bank
Hystra Hybrid Strategies Consulting
Fran├žois Lepicard
Olivier Kayser
Jessica Graf
Simon Brossard
Adrien Darodes de Tailly
Lucie Klarsfeld McGrath
1 October 2017

In this report, successful entrepreneurs in energy share insights into what they have learned and what has held them back. A list of best practices and lessons learned is provided that focuses on approaches with the highest volumes or innovation dynamics, namely solar lanterns, improved cooking stoves, solar home systems, clean energy microgrids and solar irrigation pumps. The report focuses on market-based approaches. It is intended for entrepreneurs as well as large companies, investors, donors, and governments.