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 »

Television has a vital role to play in Kenya’s rural politics than social media-M-KOPA report

Solar televisions are driving advances in off-grid homes than social media and probably radio according to a new report by off-grid pay-as-you-go solar firm M-KOPA launched recently in Kenya. Dubbed Tuned in,... 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 »

Solar energy firm Xago Africa raises funding from USTDA to build a utility scale solar power plant in Siaya County

Renewable energy developer Xago Africa has raised undisclosed funding from USTDA, to build a utility scale solar photovoltaic power plant in Siaya County, Kenya, make it among the first utility-scale battery storage... 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 »