Author: Jacob Winiecki

How to design PAYGo operational models to improve repayment

There has been a lot of work exploring why some pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar customers stop paying after they are...

The power of flexibility: How innovative payment models can expand access to energy services

In the past eight years, over 10 million people in emerging economies have acquired modern energy for the first...

The Best of Both Worlds: Decoupling Financing from Distribution through FSP-Led PAYGo

    In just eight years over three million PAYGo solar systems have been sold, and over $1B has...

Machine Learning in PAYGo: What You Need to Know Before You Jump In

  Last summer, we published a post that described how ZOLA Electric uses Machine Learning (ML) to predict which...

Rethinking Agents to Scale PAYGo Businesses

How to Leverage Agents for Critical Customer Relationship Management Co-written by Mike McCaffrey       Field agents have...

Realities of Digitizing PAYGo Operations in an Unbundled World

Digitization Helped PEG Africa Increase Efficiency, Data Visibility and Agent Satisfaction     Digitizing operations for PAYGo 2.0 providers...

The Promise of “Unbundling“ to Reshape PAYGo Solar

  Unbundling is leading to significant innovation in technology and business models in the PAYGo solar sector. Instead of...

Predicting Payment Behavior in PAYGo: Machine Learning Can Power Customer Retention

  Customer churn is a major headache for most companies and threatens to put the brakes on the red-hot...

The Odd Couple: PAYGo Solar and Financial Service Providers

Co-written by Elizabeth Davidson     If you are one of the 73 percent of Ugandans who is not...

How Flexible Financing, Solar Panels and Data Could Be Key to Financial Inclusion

    Pay-as-you-go (PAYGo or PAYG) is emerging as a solution that addresses both end-customer affordability and provides sufficient...