Press Release: Nobel Peace Laureate To Light Up Global Off-Grid Conference In Dubai

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Press Release: Nobel Peace Laureate To Light Up Global Off-Grid Conference In Dubai

Professor Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, microfinance pioneer and founder of Grameen Bank and Grameen Shakti, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Dubai from the 26th to the 29th of October. Jointly organised by the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) and the World Bank Group under its Lighting Global initiative, this will be the largest event to date to showcase developments and opportunities within the global off-grid solar sector. Stakeholders will gather to determine the best systems to achieve improved solar lighting access using business-driven models. The conference will also facilitate discussions on the role of policy and regulation in creating suitable environments for uptake across the developing world. Of particular importance will be efforts to marry business and development goals to create sustainable markets and bring 1.4 billion people out of energy poverty. For the full press release please see Nobel Peace Laureate To Light Up Global Off-Grid Conference in Dubai

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