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Shell Gives $1.7m to Support Energy Access to Africa

Shell Gives $1.7m to Support Energy Access to Africa

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Shell has granted $1.7 million to six companies providing electricity in India, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda to support customers in financial difficulty because of the pandemic. Shell’s grants to d.light, PowerGen, Husk Power Systems, Orb Energy and SolarNow will help their customers pay for electricity for up to six months, and contribute to the installation of solar power systems in hospitals and schools. Shell is a minority investor in these companies. The grants will also support customers of RVE.SOL, a company that Shell partners with to deliver social investment programs providing access to energy in east Africa. Through these companies’ existing customer networks, Shell’s grants will reach up to 700,000 people. “Working jointly with our partners, we ...