"Today I live in the City"

Azuri has the widest reach of any PayGo solar service in sub Saharan Africa

"Today I live in the City"

Azuri has the widest reach of any PayGo solar service in sub Saharan Africa

"Today I live in the City"

Azuri has the widest reach of any PayGo solar service in sub Saharan Africa

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In the press

Energising Rural Africa

Azuri’s CEO Simon Bransfield-Garth’s TEDx talk illustrates the impact of the combination of solar technology, mobile phones and community-orientated distribution with real-life stories from rural sub Saharan Africa.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

In this TEDx talk, Simon asks us to change the way we think about electrification and proposes it is not the quantity of energy that is of paramount importance but energy access. To maximise the benefit of energy, we need to think about how to provide energy access on a broad scale, not just quantities of energy to the privileged few.

"Best-in-class solutions...specifically for today’s rural consumer"

Azuri’s new generation LED lamps have been designed specifically for African off-grid rural markets. Encased in Azuri yellow ABS plastic, the new lamps combine a sophisticated look with robust design and incorporate the latest LEDcard technology from global lighting technology leader Philips Lighting.

As many of the 600 million off-grid consumers in sub Saharan Africa experience 12 hours of darkness every night, clean home lighting is crucial in improving quality of life and optimising productivity. In designing these lamps, Azuri’s mission was to go further, to allow rural African consumers to benefit from a top quality product, whose performance and efficiency exceeds that found in most typical homes and businesses in developed markets.

To read more about Azuri’s new generation LED lamps:
Focus on: Lighting

Or, find the press release in our News section.

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Customers in Focus: Housewives, Mothers, Business Women

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Azuri PayGo Solar can have a transformative power over the lives of women living off-grid in rural sub Saharan Africa. Previously constrained by the rising and setting of the sun, these women can now start to organise their own time.

For many Azuri customers, this greater degree of freedom is one of the defining characteristics of an electrified household, and one step towards a connected lifestyle.

Meet Suzanne and Katherine, two women who have managed to make more money and more time for themselves with Azuri.

Read the full blog piece on how Azuri is helping women transform their lives.

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