As Pakistan continues to suffer from its crippling energy shortage, Telenor Pakistan, Tameer Microfinance Bank and Roshan Energy have partnered to rollout their solar-powered home solution for the low-income segment, which is off the national grid, it was revealed on Tuesday.
“This initiative will empower nearly 40% of Pakistanis who live off the grid with access to clean and affordable solar energy,” Telenor Pakistan’s Chief Financial Services Officer Yahya Khan said during a media roundtable at the company’s Karachi office.
According to Khan, a large number of the country’s rural population lacks access to electricity and depends on expensive, inefficient fuel-based sources. “The Solar Home Solution will provide a sustainable, affordable and long-lasting electricity solution,” he added.
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