The Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Clean Energy

By Davina Ngei

The burden of energy poverty falls heavily upon the shoulders of women.

Lack of access to energy means that women are forced to rely on harmful, inefficient, and expensive sources of cooking, heating, and lighting.

Fortunately, these same women are the keys to eliminating energy poverty, spurring economic growth, and combating climate change.

The simple truth is that our hope for a low-carbon future lies in the hands of women entrepreneurs who can push for the adoption of renewable and sustainable sources of energy in underserved communities.

Here’s the case for women entrepreneurs in clean energy.