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 »

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 »

Why Energy Resources Are So Important

The modern world runs on energy. This might seem obvious, but in terms of history, it is rather a dramatic development. Prior to the industrial revolution, human society used very little energy... Read more »

Pay-as-you-go solar energy firm Solaris Offgrid raises €1M to expand its operations to more emerging markets

UK and Tanzania-based pay–as-you-go solar energy solutions provider Solaris Offgrid has raised over €1M to fund R&D and grow into new markets – providing more homes and businesses with affordable, clean energy.... Read more »

Alevo Group receives $1.4M for Kenyan energy storage study

Alevo have received a grant of $1.4M for Kenyan energy storage study where Alevo Analytics will provide the analytics for the Kenyan Energy Storage Study. The study is funded by U.S. Gov.... Read more »