The Coordinator of Power Africa, Andrew M. Herscowitz has announced $4 million in new investments in eight companies that are revolutionizing household power across Africa through the ‘Scaling Off-Grid Energy: Grand Challenge for Development.’
“The options for powering your home and business are changing and these types of innovations will create opportunities to transform the power sector in homes across the planet.”
d.light – Kenya-developing and expanding on software, training materials, and a call center to support a direct distribution model.
The awards will enable these companies to expand their home solar power solutions in existing and to new African markets; improve payment and distribution processes; and bring down costs for customers.
He added, “With aligned partners who are investing in or supporting the off-grid solar sector, we can accelerate the growth of the household solar sector in Africa.”