Essential services

Access to essential services such as energy, fuel, water and sanitation should be a basic human right, yet it remains out of reach for many low-income consumers around the world. Innovations from PAYGo, to smart meters, have the potential to reduce the cost of these services and make them more accessible for families in emerging markets. This has the potential to significantly improve their everyday lives.

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How PAYGo solar can offer customers relief during COVID-19

In this piece, Jacob Winiecki explores whether and how PAYGo solar companies could enable customers to continue using their solar home systems during the pandemic, with reduced – or even in the absence of – customer payments.