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    Access to energy

    We believe access to energy is a basic human right. Discover our efficient solar solutions that help you bring safe, reliable, and sustainable power to off-grid areas around the world.

    Our solutions
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    You want innovative, solar solutions to power off-grid infrastructures or to provide electricity to rural communities. Long-term success goes beyond providing clean and safe energy access solutions. Training programs and local support are essential to ensure efficiency and sustainability-to truly close energy gaps for good.


    • Blue Education icon We have trained over 75, 000 people for energy-related jobs.
    • Blue electrical charging station icon We offer a comprehensive, cutting-edge solution portfolio for community electrification.
    • Blue Graph up icon We've invested in 12 start-ups that are developing innovative access to energy solutions.
    • Blue partner icon To date, we have provided energy access to 2.4 million people at the base of the energy pyramid worldwide.
    • Blue handshake icon Partnerships with global NGOs, including Gawad Kalinga (the Philippines), Grameen Shakti (Bangladesh), and Don Bosco (Ghana).

    Why work with Schneider Electric

    • Default Alternative Text Sustainable solutions Our safe, clean solutions contribute to sustainable development of remote communities. Solutions are solar based or hybrid, and they include training of local people to ensure long-term success after implementation.
    • Earth icon Global with local reach From Peru to India to Nigeria we have a local presence everywhere, strong customer support and partner network, and five years of experience.
    • Our Access to Energy programme For people who don’t have access to energy.

      Through our Access to Energy programme, Schneider Electric enables access to reliable and clean energy to some of the 1.3 billion people worldwide living with limited or no access to electricity.

      Find out more about the Access to Energy programme
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    • Energy Access Ventures Fund

      Launched with five partners, the Energy Access Fund will transform lives and stimulate economic development across Africa by providing electricity access solutions. Its goal is to reach a million people by 2020.

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