Over 900 million (13% of the world) do not have access to what many of us take for granted – electricity. Three billion (40% of the world) do not have access to clean fuels for cooking! By focusing on accelerating the efforts of social entrepreneurs and small business’ in emerging economies, our goal is to scale clean energy innovations like solar home systems and microgrids to ensure that these economies leapfrog fossil fuels altogether.
YOYEC is a distributor of clean energy products in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement, which now hosts over 280,000 people. YOYEC distributes household clean energy products to its local vicinity with a mission to curb energy poverty.
CalSEED prototype awardee, California USA
Sumba Sustainable Solutions (3S) is a company that aims to emPOWER Sumba island, East Nusa Tenggara Province in Indonesia. 3S’s mission is to enable sustainable business development in villages in the lastmile by providing access to energy and appliances for productive uses. Through a profitable business model they are able to harness private-sector investment to increase impact. In addition, the team is exploring lease-sale models to reach even more rural customers.
Joined Indonesia Smart Energy Program and then invested in by Indonesia 1 Fund
Shenzhen Power-Solution Ind Co., Ltd, established in 2004, a company that take “Improve the global Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) population’s life quality” as its company mission while dedicating to help off-grid population with China made green energy for the last 17 years.
From YGT program’s cohort in 2019, which was powered by New Energy Nexus China