Reuters: Can crowd funding help scale up solar power for Africa’s poor?

April 26th, 2017- Maina Waruru reports on how crowdfunding can help scale up solar power in rural Africa, interviewing Azuri CEO, Simon Bransfield-Garth.

Globally, crowdfunding provided $2.1 billion in investment in 2015, and investments in developing countries alone are predicted to exceed $96 billion a year within a decade, according to the World Bank. ‘It is emerging as an increasingly important means of financing new technology at scale in rural Africa’, said Azuri Technologies CEO, Simon Bransfield-Garth.

Read the full Thomas Reuters article here.

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