Mobile for Development Utilities Insights

M4D Utilities Insights

Our work strives to unlock commercially sustainable business models that leverage mobile to deliver affordable and improved energy, water and sanitation services in emerging markets. To fulfil this mission and to disseminate actionable information to the wider ecosystem, we conduct a variety of research and publish all of our insights for your use. We’ve gathered our most significant learnings here to ensure that you have access to the information you need.

Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund Grantees

Grantee Portfolio

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African Solar Designs

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African Water Enterprises

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CityTaps

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Development Workshop Angola

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Drinkwell

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Easypaisa

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EcoEnergy

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Emergence BioEnergy Inc.

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Fenix International

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Gham Power

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Kamworks

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KopaGas

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Loowatt

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Lumos

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Mobisol

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NextDrop

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PEG Ghana

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Portland State University

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Sanergy

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SunCulture

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Svadha

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Wonderkid

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Cross-vertical Flagship Insights

Intelligent Utilities for All

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Achieving SDGs 6 and 7: The promise and impact of mobile

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Unlocking access to utility services: The transformational value of mobile

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The IPN Hub: Exploring its utility beyond pay-as-you-go solar

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Going greenfield with utility pay-as-you-go models

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Mobile money transaction fees and utility bill payments in emerging markets

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Vertical Focused Insights – Sanitation

Intelligent Utilities for All – sanitation

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World Toilet Day – to flush down the sanitation challenge, we need to think beyond toilets

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The Role of Mobile in Improved Sanitation Access

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Vertical Focused Insights – Water


Our quarterly insights – Issue 1

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Intelligent Utilities for All – water

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Digital payments in water: Findings from two new research projects

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Key trends in mobile-enabled water services: What’s working and what’s next

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Vertical Focused Insights – Energy

Intelligent Utilities for All – energy

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West Africa: Has the growth potential been tapped for pay-as-you-go utilities?

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Mini-grids, macro impact?

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Lessons from the use of mobile in utility pay-as-you-go models

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Catching up with the first energy grantees of the Mobile for Development Innovation Fund

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