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Access to Energy is a basic human right
At Schneider Electric, we want everyone on our planet to have access to reliable, safe, efficient, and sustainable energy. Today nearly 1.1 billion people — almost 1 of every 5 persons on the planet — lack access to modern energy.
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Access to Energy Off the Grid: Schneider Electric in Nigeria Schneider Electric provided the residents of rural Lafenwa, Nigeria with portable solar LED lighting and power systems, giving them safe, green and reliable access to energy for the first time
Electrification of Remote Communities in Myanmar Schneider Electric and Golden Key Company (GKC), a Myanmar agribusiness firm, have co-developed a project bringing access to electricity to rural populations in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region.
Access to Energy Training Discover how Schneider Electric traines people to electricity related jobs.
Schneider Electric Energy Access Invests in One Degree Solar Discover One Degree Solar Company that designs, produces, and distributes solar products, thus improving access to energy as well as communication and information in off-grid African communities.
Schneider Electric rolls out an off-grid electrification solution for remote communities in Myanmar
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, and Golden Key Company (GKC), a Myanmar agribusiness firm, have co-developed a project bringing access to electricity to rural populations in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region.
Schneider Electric creates a new centre of excellence in Colombia to further support its actions towards vocational training
Schneider Electric announces the signature of a three-way partnership agreement between the French Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research, and the Escuela Tecnologica Instituto Tecnico Central (ETITC) in Colombia.
Energy Access Ventures Fund launched: boost for access to energy in Sub-Saharan Africa
Schneider Electric in partnership with, CDC Group – the UK Department for International Development (DFID), European Investment Bank, FISEA – PROPARCO, OFID, and AFD- FFEM, announce the launch of the Energy Access Fund to improve access to sustainable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa.