Gender + Research Area 5

5. The role of the private sector in scaling up energy access

Lead partner:


Environmental Economics Policy Research Unit (EPRU), South Africa branch of Environment for Development, Sweden

Professor Martine Visser is in charge at EPRU for this research area.



Nuru East Africa Ltd (Nuru)

Nuru Energy is an award-winning, for-profit social enterprise providing off-grid energy to rural markets.

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) – Rwanda

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.