Andrew Harding reports on off-grid solar energy is making an impact in rural Zambia.
Across sub-Saharan Africa, there are 600 million people who lack access to electricity and modern digital services. Off-grid solar is providing an affordable alternative to the grid and fossil fuels for those living in some of the remotest areas of the continent.
The availability of mobile phones and mobile money has created a quiet revolution across sub-Saharan Africa and the result is that the continent is leapfrogging over traditional infrastructure.
Cambridge Independent: $26m investment for Azuri Technologies will help it extend solar home solutions in Africa
Azuri Technologies, the Milton-based pioneer of solar home solutions for off-grid homes in Africa, has [...]
Cambridge solar power company Azuri Technologies has raised $26m (£20.5m) in a funding round to [...]
Led by Marubeni Corporation, financing will accelerate Africa’s transition to clean, distributed and affordable energy. [...]