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Episcopalian, Methodist Churches Plow $60MM into Developing World Off-Grid Solar

Episcopalian, Methodist Churches Plow $60MM into Developing World Off-Grid Solar

The Church Pension Fund and Wespath Benefits and Investments have invested $60 million ($30 million each) in Developing World Markets’ (DWM) landmark $60.8 million ORCA (Off-grid ...

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USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID will award Scaling Off-Grid Energy Development Grand Challenge grants of up to $500,000 each to Sub-Saharan start-ups that demonstrate commercially promising innovations and ...

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Ugandan Off-Grid Solar, Low-Cost Internet Access Poised for a Growth Spurt

Ugandan Off-Grid Solar, Low-Cost Internet Access Poised for a Growth Spurt

Uganda's national off-grid solar and renewable power iniative brightens prospects for the economy, society and the environment. Entrepreneurial African solar start-ups are keen to ...

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Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has installed small-scale home solar PV-energy storage systems in 20,000 homes and counting. The sustainable energy drive just scratches the ...

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Off-Grid Solar Hits the Ground Running in Rural Nicaragua, Panama

Off-Grid Solar Hits the Ground Running in Rural Nicaragua, Panama

A chance meeting the clean energy and water poverty he witnessed during his travels across Nicaragua and Panama led Marc Henrich to create Solubrite. Now the solar-social ...

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Zimbabwe Off-Grid Solar Start-up Lands Kiva Direct to Social Enterprise Loan

Zimbabwe Off-Grid Solar Start-up Lands Kiva Direct to Social Enterprise Loan

Providing mobile "pay as you go" home solar loans, Zonful Energy tapped into Kiva's new Direct to Social Enterprise Fund to secure a $50,000 loan that will enable it to deploy the ...

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Off-Grid Solar Start-ups Pierce the ¨Heart of Darkness¨

Off-Grid Solar Start-ups Pierce the ¨Heart of Darkness¨

Expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, an innovative off-grid solar energy start-up conceived at Colorado State University aims to leverage mobile micropayments to ...

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Off-Grid Solar Industry Investments Rise 15-Fold, Total $276 Million in 2015

Off-Grid Solar Industry Investments Rise 15-Fold, Total $276 Million in 2015

Two market research reports from the World Bank Group's Global Lighting Program and GOGLA reveal growing use of off-grid solar energy and associated solar products and the ...

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India’s Simpa Networks Launches Off-Grid, Pay-Go Home Solar-Satellite TV Service Bundle

India’s Simpa Networks Launches Off-Grid, Pay-Go Home Solar-Satellite TV Service Bundle

Indian mobile PAYG off-grid home solar provider Simpa Networks announced the launch of Magic TV, the country’s first solar-powered pay-as-you-go satellite TV solution.

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Competition Heats Up in Kenya’s Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market

Competition Heats Up in Kenya’s Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market

An average 800 Kenyan households per day are signing up for d.light's new D30 off-grid solar home system.

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