“Let’s power people now” is the tag line of solar home system company upOwa in Cameroon – it’s a message that expresses a sense of urgency.
E-mobility star-up Zembo is trying to create a new market for e-mobility in Ugandan capital Kampala with a lease-to-own business model for electric motorcycles.
Millions of people in rural Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.
The new bundle, promoted first in DRC and Togo, offers customers a Bboxx solar home system (SHS) and television with a pay-TV access package.
Finance and Policy
A briefing released by Oil Change International details how the growth of distributed renewable energy in Africa has so far failed to include locally-owned companies and initiatives.
Azuri Technologies has been ranked the 370th fastest growing company in Europe by the Financial Times in their annually compiled FT1000 list.
Azuri Technologies has launched its Brighter Lives Initiative, aimed at bringing more rural women into the off-grid solar sector. The initiative will provide employment and training to 250 new female recruits.