A First Step up the Energy Ladder ? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household ’ s Welfare in Rural Rwanda

  title={A First Step up the Energy Ladder ? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household ’ s Welfare in Rural Rwanda},
  author={Michael Grimm and Anicet Munyehirwe and J{\"o}rg Peters and Maximiliane Sievert},
  • Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, +1 author Maximiliane Sievert
  • Published 2014
A First Step up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household’s Welfare in Rural Rwanda More than 1.3 billion people lack access to electricity. The UN have proclaimed the goal of providing electricity to all by 2030. In recent years, Pico-Photovoltaic kits have become a lower cost alternative to investment intensive grid electrification. Using a randomized controlled trial we examine uptake and impacts of a simple Pico-Photovoltaic kit that barely exceeds the benchmark of what the UN… CONTINUE READING
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