Clean (or green or renewable) energy is tipped as the next best option to advance energy for cooking and lighting within Togolese households. However, the ability to secure the renewable sources of energy are dependent on households’ capability to make better financial arrangements.
As it well known that the cost of renewable energy is high initially (investment cost), but tappers off over time signifies the point of decision making amongst households. However, households on their own are not able to raise the required investment capital to take advantage of the cleaner and greener sources of energy. For this to happen, requires financial service providers to understand the economics and viability in order to create custom design financial instruments to serve this need.