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Insolar Communities

Installation of photovoltaic panels for low-income communities

November 2018
Gallery Insolar Communities 1
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01.

Identification

Through a collaborative, accompanying and teaching way, this solution developed renewable energy for those who will mostly benefit from it. Focusing on solar energy, Insular targets South America and Africa.

Insolar adopts a holistic and collaborative approach to tackle the lack of affordable energy in low-income communities. Using solar technology, communities are helped generate their own energy, trained to install the solar system, and connect them to the market, finding a job or starting their business. This approach democratises the access to renewable, reliable and affordable energy. Collaborating with financial institutions and fintechs, the families are offered the credit needed to buy their PV system and pay in monthly instalments.

Label Date November 2018
By Insolar
From Brazil
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For New partners and funding to expand its operations in Latin America.

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Each PV installation saves 10 tons of CO2/year
  • Strong social impact: enhances technology inclusion, community empowerment, job and business creation .
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Savings = approx. 25 $/year for the first 7 years then 473 $/year.
04.

Activity Region

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Africa

Mozambique,

South america

Brazil, Peru, Uruguay,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Insolar

Insolar is a social business that promotes the democratization of the access to solar energy in Brazil.

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Headquarters Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, 22441-110, Brazil
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