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 »

Rockefeller Brothers Fund invests $117.5m into Mainstream Renewable Power Africa power generation platform

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has raised $117.5m investment deal from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the $177.5m of equity in the Lekela Power platform.   The $117.5 will come... Read more »

African-Focused Solar Systems Lender SunFinder Raises $15 million from OPIC to Power Africa

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has invested $15 million in debt to SunFunder Inc. to provide financing to companies operating in developing countries that manufacture, distribute and install solar lighting and energy... Read more »

Pay-as-you-go solar firm PEG Africa raises $7.5 million to expand across West Africa

Ghana’s off-grid pay-as-you-go solar firm Persistent Energy Ghana (PEG) has closed a $7.5 million Series A round to expand operations in Ghana, build out the management team, and to enter Ivory Coast. The... Read more »

M-KOPA Providing Power to Over 1 Million People Across East Africa

Pay as you go solar system M-KOPA has announced it has powered up 200,000 homes across East Africa, twice the number of homes it had connected to its solar home systems in... Read more »