Africa turns to off-grid solar

Millions of off-grid homes across Kenya are set to benefit from an increased availability of pay-as-you-go solar systems. Thanks to a deal to 'expand their reach', between Azuri Technologies, a provider of t...

Off-grid power connects communities

(AUSTRALIA) Off-grid renewable power is turning the electricity on for isolated communities worldwide. Indigenous communities in Australia are benefitting from a multi-million dollar government backed off...

Africa harnesses off-grid solar

ENGIE has made an acquisition which will facilitate access to electricity for millions of households across Africa. The multi-national utility will keep the Fenix team in place and help scale up its pioneeri...

Pakistan pioneers off-grid solutions

A new US$600,000 deal has been signed to provide off-grid solar energy to 10,000 of the poorest households in rural Pakistan. In a country where 70 million people are not connected to the grid, and the same ...

Off-grid solutions power communities

A leader in off-grid solar platforms has struck a $5 million financing deal to supply electricity to 150,000 Rwandans. BBOXX is currently supporting 250,000 Rwandans with its off-grid electricity technology ...

Off-grid solutions a lifesaver

Off-grid renewable energy systems are connecting communities affected by natural disasters - and isolated areas worldwide - with power. To provide support to communities in Puerto Rico decimated by Hurricane...

Micro-grids can energise communities

(SINGAPORE) A new collaboration to develop off-grid renewable energy solutions for remote areas of Singapore - and island communities in Asia - is underway. The initiative between ENGIE Lab1, Nanyang Tech...

Staying in touch when off-grid

|15 April 2017| Smartphones are like a second skin to many but the handheld lifeline often becomes obsolete in remote locations or in areas hit by natural disasters - until recently. A US startup was insp...

Achieving 100% energy access

|30 September 2016| Nairobi The third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) opens in Nairobi today with the aim of boosting off-grid deployment worldwide. Organisers the Internatio...

Australia pioneering off-grid renewables

|8 June 2016| Australia The world's largest off-grid solar PV system has been installed in Australia providing power to a major mining operation. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is suppo...