Zambian Government and Partners Unveil New Financial Mechanism to Accelerate Energy Access through Mini-grids

On 11 April 2024, the Zambian government unveiled a new financial mechanism to support mini-grid developers: the Demand Stimulation Incentive.

Spearheaded by The Rockefeller Foundation with support from the Global Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP), and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), this first-of-its-kind, results-based incentive will help overcome the barriers for mini-grid deployment, increasing energy access to Zambians.

The aim is to support rural development by powering productive uses of energy in communities currently lacking access to reliable electricity.

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And if you’d like to know more about minigrids, how they work and why they’re important, find out more here

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