PAC's goal is to assist delivery of sustainable energy access for poor people in developing countries.
Our expertise in this area includes :
- Participatory needs assessment and socio-economic analysis
- Design, development and field testing of energy technologies and products
- Renewable mini-grid development and implementation
- Participatory development of markets for energy goods and products
- Design of commercial and community-based business models and establishment of community-focussed energy providers
- Raising user awareness of energy services options.
Energy Capability Statement
Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction
New research published
Practical Action Consulting, with the Institute of Development Studies and the Energy and Resources Institute of India, has recently completed a DFID-funded project into the links between electricity access, productive uses of electricity and poverty reduction.
Contact: Mary Willcox, Principal Consultant - Energy
Address : The Schumacher Centre, Bourton-on-Dunsmore, Rugby, CV239QZ
PAC energy projects
Practical Action Consulting is working on the Moving Energy Initiative (MEI), an innovative project that seeks to meet the energy needs of displaced people in a safe, sustainable manner, developing solutions for heating/cooling, cooking, lighting, electrification and water and sanitation.Read more
Client: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) Country: Nepal, Bangladesh, India Dates: March 2013- February 2014 Lead office: PAC South Asia Description of Project: This study aims to analyze impacts of clean cooking solutions on women in South Asian Countrie...Read more
Client : EUEI-PDF The development of energy service markets plays a crucial role towards increasing energy access worldwide in an efficient and sustainable manner. The study Building Energy Access Markets, developed jointly by Practical Action Consulting (PAC) and...Read more
Client: DFID Country: Malawi Dates: 4/02/2014 - present Lead office: PAC Southern Africa The Business Innovation Facility aims to achieve poverty reduction by providing consultancy support to the private sector. BIF will work with companies to grow inclusive business models and...Read more