About 2.5 billion people and innumerable enterprises in developing countries are facing serious problems in terms of their energy supply. The availability of traditional fuels such as wood is declining, while commercial fuels are too expensive and their availability unreliable. Provision of renewable energy has the potential to keep or lift households out of poverty and to develop small businesses.
Our interventions in Renewable Energy in DR Congo are based on the development of value chains and inclusive business (inclusive entrepreneurship) to develop public-private partnerships (PPP) between the Governments (policy), NGOs (awareness and sustainability), business (income), local businesses (sales and after-sales) and financial institutions (credit). Our main focus is on domestic biogas, use of biofuels and improved cook stoves.
The strategy aims to: