Posted by: SAFE Administrator
Modified date: 06/18/2018
Relevant sector: Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Protection, Health, Early Recovery & Livelihoods, Camp Management & Coordination, Telecommunications
Resource type: Document
Resource use: Resource Mobilization & Advocacy
Language of the document: English
Power for All
From the aftermath of hurricanes in Haiti and Puerto Rico, to flooding in India and the communities fleeing conflict in Syria and Myanmar, decentralized renewables are increasingly proving themselves as a powerful way to help vulnerable communities, including the 60 million refugees worldwide, gain access to electricity and related services. Most recently, Power Africa and Mastercard announced the Smart Communities Coalition, a public-private partnership to support refugee settlements. Learn more about the power of decentralized renewables on vulnerable communities with this January 2018 Platform for Energy Access Knowledge (PEAK) Fact Sheet.