Ending energy poverty. and building a just, inclusive, and sustainable future for low-income people.
UNIVERSAL ENERGY ACCESS IS POSSIBLE
Acumen is driving innovation in energy access to generate income and create a pathway out of poverty in East Africa, West Africa, India and Pakistan.
Our Impact in Energy
invested in pioneer energy access businesses
building a brighter, more sustainable future
lives impacted with solutions that put people before profit
Protecting and Accelerating Progress toward Universal Energy Access
PEII+ invests early-stage capital in companies that provide renewable energy-powered appliances to microentrepreneurs and smallholder farmers in India and East and West Africa.
Acumen is committed to providing first-time energy access to the hardest-to-reach, those who live in remote areas and are at risk of being left behind in the clean energy transition.
PEII Lookback Report
As the investment phase of PEII draws to a close, our new report offers critical insights on our key learnings from the initiative and analyzes the progress made against the problems that PEII was intended to solve.
Accelerating Energy Access: The Role of Patient Capital
With the right infusion of capital and support, off-grid solutions could bring power to an additional 620 million people by 2030.
Lighting the Way: Roadmap to Exits in Off-Grid Energy
This report seeks to identify the most viable pathways to exit, so companies, investors and other stakeholders can recycle capital into new pioneering companies.
NEWS & STORIES
From our investments to our partnerships, we’re building an ecosystem that delivers energy access to those who need it most
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In the Media
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