Changing rural agriculture businesses with electricity

January 10, 2020

Rural entrepreneurs without access to electricity rely on diesel generators to run their businesses. The average cost of power generation can be very high — up to MMK 1,200 (USD 0.80) per unit. This means limited productivity and small profits. Access to affordable electricity can change that, reducing dependency on fuel in remote locations and creating new business opportunities in these communities. Go here to read more about Swe Lynn Aung, a rice grinder and one of many rural entrepreneurs who are benefiting from energy access.