Fenix raises over $4m from MTN, Swedish Embassy & USAID to launch pay-to-own solar home systems in Zambia

Fenix International, a venture-backed pay-to-own home solar system technology and and financial services firm has raised funds from MTN, the Swedish Embassy in Zambia and USAID to launch pay-to-own solar home systems... Read more »

Renewable-energy firm BBOXX to roll out 300,000 solar home systems in Togo

BBOXX, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable-energy businesses, met with H.E. President Faure Gnassingbé, President of the Republic of Togo to discuss the “CIZO” (“light up” in Guin local language) presidential initiative.... Read more »

Mobisol raises 10 million Euros from Finnfund to bolster its operations in Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya

Mobisol has raised 10 million Euros from Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd.) to bolster its operations in Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya. The funds will support Mobisol’s fast expansion in East... Read more »

Enel Green Power & Seedstars Launch Africa Energy Track Challenge to Identify Innovative Energy Access Startups in Africa

Enel Green Power, a renewable energies division of Italy’s Enel Group has partnered with Seedstars World to establish the Africa Energy Track challenge to identify innovative startups in the field of electricity... Read more »

Fintech platform Trine raises €6M series A to scale its operations in East Africa & Europe

Swedish crowd-investment platform for profitable solar energy projects TRINE  has raised 6 million EUR in Series A funding to scale its operations in East Africa and Europe and expand the crowd-investing platform’s... Read more »

Rent-to-own solar firm Mobisol acquires Lumeter, a cloud software firm to grow its market share

Mobisol, German-based rent-to-own solar home and business systems and one of Africa’s largest rent-to-own solar service provider has acquired Lumeter, a pioneer pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software firm for the off-grid solar industry to... Read more »

d.light takes on former client M-Kopa solar with a robust home solar system with a 19” digitial TV

d.light, a global solar kit maker and a former M-Kopa Solar supplier has launched a robust home solar system with a capacity to light their homes and charge their phones and watch... Read more »