11 December 2018
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Presentation—Introduction to the webinar and panelists
Presentation—Ruchi Soni: Support Required for Local Off-Grid Small and Medium Enterprises
Presentation—Emma Colenbrander: Supporting Last Mile Distribution SMEs
Presentation—Erin Davis: Growth Financing and Knowledge Capital for Young and Locally Owned Off-grid Distributors
Presentation—Open Capital Advisors: Venture Builder: A New Approach to Building Off-grid Grid Electrification Businesses in Africa
Transcript—Webinar audio transcript
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, hosted this webinar on Support Required for Local Off-grid Small and Medium Enterprises. It highlighted the challenges of last-mile distribution and potential solutions for off-grid energy enterprises and companies to scale. Panelists from Practical Action, SIMA Funds and the UN Foundation discussed this gap and potential solutions.
The webinar presentations were followed by an interactive question and answer session with the audience.