Acumen | Energy - Promoting Universal Energy Access

Energy

Building a just, inclusive, and sustainable future through universal energy access

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.

ACUMEN’S INVESTMENTS IN ENERGY

Our Impact in Energy

$31.6 million

invested in pioneer energy access businesses

28 companies

building a brighter, more sustainable future

130 million

lives impacted with solutions that put people before profit

Case Study

100 Million Lives Illuminated

For Sam Goldman and Ned Tozun, what began as a simple assignment in design school turned into an incredible success story in energy access. Since they started d.light in 2007, the company has impacted 100 million customers around the world. As one of d.light’s earliest investors, we’re proud to be part of their incredible journey to create a brighter future for millions of low-income families.

Our Reports

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.

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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.

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Acumen Energy Impact Report

Energy lights up homes and powers communities and businesses. For the last 10 years, Acumen has invested to bring energy to the more than 1 billion people living off the grid.

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