Lighting a Billion Lives - Commercial Model

Last Modified: Fri Jan 22 2016 11:18:14 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
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    Fee-for-service model:This approach makes solar lighting affordable to the poorer sections of society with the user paying only a nominal daily rent to the Energy Enterprise. Capital costs are supported to a large extent by grants.
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    Loan finance model: This provides an option for independent rural entrepreneurs to start solar enterprises as their own business by facilitating loans (through financial institutions) and subsidizing some of the cost of the enterprise (via TERI and/or NGOs/Govt Agencies).