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2015

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Jul

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President Obama meets M-KOPA Solar

President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to M-KOPA Solar at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi last week, where he met with June Muli Head of Customer Care at M-KOPA, she describes her encounter with the President as ‘humbling’ due to his down-to-earth demeanor, June Muli recalls that he gave her a warm hand-shake and began […]

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26

May

200,000th Home Connects to M-KOPA

26 May 2015, Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA is today announcing that is has powered up 200,000 homes across East Africa – having doubled the number of homes connected to its solar home systems in the past eight months. The average M-KOPA household has over five inhabitants. Accordingly, M-KOPA is now providing power to over a million […]

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24

Mar

M-KOPA Solar Lights up over 20,000 homes in Uganda

24 March 2015, Entebbe, Uganda – M-KOPA Solar today announced that it has connected over 20,000 off grid homes in Uganda affordable solar power. It is now expanding its distribution nationwide and targeting to add 50,000 more homes by the end of 2015. M-KOPA Solar is the global market leader of ‘pay-as-you-go’ energy for off-grid […]

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26

Feb

Kenya Emerges as Solar PV Hot Spot 

25 February 2015, Nairobi, Kenya… A 2014 study by M-KOPA Solar and InterMedia shows that Kenya has emerged as a hot spot for off-grid solar, with 14% of the population surveyed using solar as their primary lighting and charging source. Kenya Power calculates that 30% of the population has access to the grid, which leaves […]

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Feb

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Fast Company

M-KOPA : The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Africa

M-KOPA is featured by Fast Company as the top ten most innovative companies of 2015 in Africa.

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02

Feb

M-KOPA Solar Closes Fourth Funding Round

M-KOPA Solar is today announcing that it has closed its fourth round of investment through a US$12.45 million equity and debt deal, led by LGT Venture Philanthropy.

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Jan

M-KOPA Africa’s New Breed of Solar Energy Entrepreneurs

M-KOPA is featured on the BBC News as Africa’s New Breed of Solar Energy Entrepreneurs.

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Jan

General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces (R), presents the Zayed Future Energy Prize Small and Medium Enterprise award to Jesse Moore, Co-founder and Managing Director of M-KOPA Solar

M-KOPA Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize

M-KOPA Solar has won the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize at the opening ceremony of the annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

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