Empower Generation seeds and supports women-led clean energy enterprises serving the energy poor.
We envision a world where women lead the clean energy revolution, reducing deforestation and the use of fossil fuels.
Our entrepreneur network enables clean energy technology suppliers access to remote markets where their products are in high demand.
We deliver clean energy solutions by:
WHY SUPPORT LOCAL DISTRIBUTION? Empower Generation sales agents and CEOs are the local, accessible service point for creating sustainable demand for clean energy, supporting customers, offering repairs and replacements. Sales agents and CEOs live in the communities they serve, allowing them to stay connected to their customers and allowing customers to stay connected to international suppliers.
After a rigorous testing process, we source top-quality products for our customers that are affordable, rugged, portable, guaranteed (two year replacement warranty), remotely monitored and controlled (solar home systems).
Forced to rely on expensive and dangerous kerosene, candles and disposable torches, the poorest 20% of the world’s populations pay over 20% of the global lighting bill yet receive only 0.1% of the benefits.
Energy poverty affects women and children the most, exposing them to poisonous fumes from combustion of fuels such as firewood or kerosene. Millions of women and children die each year from respiratory problems associated with breathing smoke.
Nepal is made up of 75 districts within five regions, covering three vastly different ecological zones. We currently work across the Terai, or plains areas, that have varying access to Nepal’s unreliable central power grid.