Foundation Projects

Assessing financial inclusivity of peer-to-peer solar microgrids across Rohingya refugee camps


Bangladesh is currently hosting one of the largest refugee camps in the world. The Rohingya Refugee Camps has a population of 1.2 million displaced people. Lack of access to electricity, let alone connectivity remains a major challenge.

This project aims to provide renewable energy access in off-grid camps through a decentralized system that enables households to generate and exchange solar electricity with each other and achieve more financial inclusion.  

It aims to:

  • Provide electricity via p2p solar microgrids to 50 more households in the Rohingya refugee camps, comprising another 300 beneficiaries
  • Survey households to understand energy requirements.
  • Design and implement grids based on household energy requirements .
  • Provide physical monitoring through onsite staff for support and maintenance of the grids 
  • Provide remote monitoring through our dashboard to assess energy usage patterns.
  • Follow-up with socio-economic surveys to gauge impact of interventions and productive use appliances.