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Welcome to the Toolkit

This toolkit helps users select the most cost-effective mix of ICT and energy systems for projects across sectors.
Where to start?
  • View the introduction presentation;
  • Jump in and try a mini-tool on photovoltaics (PV) system costs for off-grid telecenters....;
  • Select one of the links below.

A visual representation of the toolkit
from a conceptual perspective;
can also be used as a navigation menu.

A comprehensive review of ICT options
and their energy consumption characteristics.


A comprehensive review of small energy
systems alternatives for rural areas.


Learning tools and decision support tools in the form of spreadsheets and web-based
calculators to help you estimate energy
loads, costs, etc.


Brief overviews of ICT projects that
have addressed energy challenges
through alternative energy solutions.