Energy lending, 2007

A lack of access to modern, alternative sources of energy in rural areas compromises the quality of life, health and economic opportunities of countless households in developing countries. While a vanguard of microfinance institutions is making loans available to increase access to alternative sources of energy such as solar, biogas, micro hydropower and LPG, obstacles remain in convincing potential partners and funders as to the economic and financial benefits of energy lending.

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