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2016

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Mar

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M-KOPA WINS BOLDNESS IN BUSINESS AWARD

We are proud to announce that M-KOPA has won the Financial Times Arcelor Mittal – Boldness in Business Awards, recognized in the developing markets category.

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Mar

M-KOPA Appoints New Board Chairman

16th March 2016, Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA Solar has appointed Mugo Kibati as Chair of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kibati is Group CEO of Pan Africa Insurance and Board Chairman of Lake Turkana Wind Power Limited. He previously served as Director General of Vision 2030 and Chief Executive Officer of East African Cables Limited. Mugo […]

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Feb

M-KOPA WINS GLOBAL MOBILE AWARD

We are honoured to have been recognised by the prestigious Global Mobile Awards, as the Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets 2016.   Jesse Moore, CEO and Co-Founder, M-KOPA Solar was at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to receive the award in front of executives from 1,000+ mobile companies from around the world. He says, […]

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Jan

M-KOPA Branches Out With Practical Products

14th January 2016, Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA Solar is today announcing that it has sold 40,000 home-improvement and technology products, using its innovative mobile payment platform and its GSM-enabled solar home systems. This marks a new direction for the Kenya-based company, the global leader in pay-as-you-go solar for off grid households.   The new collection of […]

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2015

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Dec

Selling Solar to Rural Africa is Emerging as a Hot Market

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Dec

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Generation Investment Management Leads $19M Equity Round In M-KOPA Solar

2 December 2015, Nairobi, Kenya – M-KOPA Solar, the world’s leading pay-as-you-go energy provider to off-grid homes, has announced the closing of a US$19 million financing round led by Generation Investment Management LLP.   M-KOPA provides off-grid customers a way to leapfrog over expensive and unreliable grid power and benefit from solar power on their own roof. The company is on track to […]

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Sep

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A QUARTER OF A MILLION HOMES NOW ON M-KOPA

23rd September 2015 Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA Solar, the world’s leading ‘pay-as-you-go’ energy provider to off grid homes, proudly announced reaching 250,000 homes across Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania today. Alex Kivuva Nduati became M-KOPA’s 250,000th customer when he purchased an M-KOPA III solar home system at the M-KOPA Shop in Athi River: “I am so excited […]

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Sep