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Blockchain Hackathon Success Spurs Launch of New P2P Energy Trading Platform, Startup

Blockchain Hackathon Success Spurs Launch of New P2P Energy Trading Platform, Startup

Success at Energy Academy Europe's "Hackenergy 2016," subsequent "hackathon" experiences and positive response from sponsors and industry insiders has led to the creation of a ...

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Uganda Mobile Pay-Go Solar Provider Doubles Customer Base to 100,000 in 12 Months

Uganda Mobile Pay-Go Solar Provider Doubles Customer Base to 100,000 in 12 Months

Fenix International's ReadyPay line of high-efficiency, off-grid mobile pay-go solar products are proving very popular with Ugandans. The socioeconomic and environmental ...

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Solarplaza Shines Light on Blockchain Green Energy Prospects

Solarplaza Shines Light on Blockchain Green Energy Prospects

Amidst growing experimentation, a mix of factors leads energy industry pros to believe Africa has is fertile ground for applying blockchain in the power-energy sectors.

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Nigeria Bank of Industry Pumps Up Mobile Pay-Go, Solar Microgrid Financing

Nigeria Bank of Industry Pumps Up Mobile Pay-Go, Solar Microgrid Financing

A solar energy revolution is building momentum in Nigeria as BoI joins with multilateral development agencies, wirless network operators, local entrepreneurs and rural residents ...

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Solar PV, Renewable Microgrids Stand Out in 2017 IRENA/ADFD Joint Facility Awards

Solar PV, Renewable Microgrids Stand Out in 2017 IRENA/ADFD Joint Facility Awards

Four renewable energy projects in Africa and the Pacific region will receive $44.5 million in IRENA-ADFD Joint Facility loans that come with low interest rates and other favorable ...

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D.light Raises Another $10.5MM as Kenya Launches $150MM Mobile Pay-Go Solar Plan

D.light Raises Another $10.5MM as Kenya Launches $150MM Mobile Pay-Go Solar Plan

A mix of equity and grant funding, the capital infusion brings the total amount d.light has raised over the past four months to more than $40 million, highlighting growing ...

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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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Pay-As-You-Go Solar and Microgrids Considered New Class of Infrastructure Investment

Pay-As-You-Go Solar and Microgrids Considered New Class of Infrastructure Investment

Small enough to be deemed insignificant by conventional power market and investment standards, off-grid solar-storage mini- and microgrids now account for a significant and still ...

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Bangladesh Emerges as a Hotbed for Solar Microgrids, P2P Energy Trading

Bangladesh Emerges as a Hotbed for Solar Microgrids, P2P Energy Trading

Bangladeshi clean enegy entrepreneurs are playing a key role in the installation of home solar PV-energy storage and community microgrids in Bangladesh. Access to reliable, safe ...

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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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