Gham Power Nepal Private Limited
Gham Power, in partnership with NCell, will install solar micro-grids to provide energy to mobile towers, households and businesses
Name of project: Khotang Microgrid Extension to power Telecom and Additional Community
Project location: Nepal
Grant awarded: May 2015
Partners: NCell and eSEWA
Gham Power, in partnership with NCell, will install solar micro-grids to provide energy to mobile towers, households and businesses, bringing energy access and mobile connectivity to remote communities in Nepal. This seed grant will test the impacts of mobile access and energy access on local businesses and the financial viability of this business model.
“We are excited about the impact of introducing access to electricity, telecom and data to these areas all at the same time. Enabling an inter-related suite of new services and their collective viability under the current financing structure can set an example for rural electrification and telecom services.” – Barrett Raftery, VP of Business Development, Gham Power