Power Africa: PAYGO Financial Modeling Tool - Additional Product Sheet

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The Financial Modeling Tool for Pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) Energy Access companies:

  • Guides internal financial management processes
  • Enables projections of company financials based on different scenarios
  • Introduces methods that can guide company valuation
  • Models key aspects of PAYGO companies


The Financial Modeling Tool for PAYGO Energy Access Companies (the Tool) is intended for use by companies evaluating pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) technology and business models. The Tool is designed primarily for solar home system (SHS) and productive use of energy companies. The Tool is designed for illustrative use in connection with internal financial management processes, such as liquidity management, unit economics analysis, and forecasting. The Tool is provided to the public in good faith and based on the objectives stated above and is not to be sold by third parties. The Tool is not comprehensive. USAID does not make any representations or warranties (expressed or implied) as to the accuracy or completeness of the Tool. Users of the Tool should neither treat nor rely on the contents and calculations of the Tool as advice relating to legal, taxation, investment, accounting, or other matters and are advised to consult professional advisors in those areas. Interested parties should conduct their own inquiries, investigation, and analysis of the information set forth in the Tool. The Tool may include forward-looking statements that represent opinions, expectations, beliefs, intentions, estimates, or strategies regarding the future, which may not be realized. Actual and future results and trends could differ materially from those described by such statements and from projections made by the Tool. To the fullest extent permitted by law, USAID and Power Africa shall have no liability whatsoever to the user or any third party, with regard to the usage of the Tool, output of the Tool, or decisions made based upon the Tool, including the accuracy or completeness thereof. USAID and Power Africa expressly disclaim any and all legal responsibility and liability that may be based on the use of, or information provided by, the Tool or errors or omissions therein. Use of the Tool should not be construed as an endorsement by the U.S. Government of any particular company, possible investment, technology or business model. USAID did not verify the accuracy of any information derived from public sources. USAID may update, replace or withdraw the Tool or the information contained herein, in part or entirely, at any time, and undertakes no obligation to notify users.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:30am

Last updated: January 21, 2021