Singapore-headquartered off-grid PV provider SolarHome commences operations in Myanmar. Operations including installation of solar home systems using a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) model in rural areas of Myanmar given that only 16 percent of households in rural areas are connected to the electrical grid.
Number of solar home systems installed in rural regions of Myanmar - Ayeyarwaddy and Sagaing, Magwe and Mandalay - collectively known as the Dry Zone of Myanmar.
people have benefited, including 1,670 children who now have more hours to study.
Number of rural shop-owners that have been able to increase their earnings by keeping the store open after dark, and 120 fishermen to pursue productive night fishing by using the detachable electric torch provided with SolarHome’s systems.