This study aims to provide insights into the approaches and instruments adopted by the EU to promote access to energy, and their ability to reach the poor and remote areas and contribute to SDG 7. It looks at EU’s financial instruments to leverage private finance in view to promote universal access to energy.
In Kenya, decentralized energy solutions receive only 2% of the total investments in the energy sector, a fraction of what is needed to achieve universal energy access. This policy brief gives recommendations on how to unlock more finance for DRE. From creating an enabling environment for private sector participation to promoting energy for productive use.
The study was commissioned by Hivos as part of the our policy and advocacy work on climate change, green energy and energy access. The study provides an overview of present climate finance flows towards decentralised energy access projects in order to gauge its potential for providing energy access to the poor, to identify what barriers […]