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$4 Million Raised By Clean Energy Social Enterprise Angaza

Angaza has closed a Series A round of financing for $4 million, which was led by a large unnamed-family office, with additional funding by a number of other organizations, including The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund. Angaza uses a pay-as-you-go model to help consumers access clean energy products such as solar lamps, clean cookstoves, microgrid meters, and solar water pumps. […]

October 26th

$25 Million Raised By Off-Grid Electric For Solar In Africa

A funding round of $25 million was recently closed by Off-Grid Electric to grow its African micro-solar leasing efforts. The majority of the funds came from DBL Partners, though other investors included SolarCity, Western Technology Investment, Omidyar Network, Serious Change LP, and Vulcan Capital. Off-Grid’s new funding will be used in Rwanda and Tanzania to bring clean light sources […]

October 26th

SunPower Launches Remote Operations For Large-Scale Solar

SunPower has announced the launch of a remote operations control center for monitoring and controlling large-scale solar power plants. The remote operations control center (ROCC) is designed to monitor and control large-scale solar power plants that SunPower is currently operating throughout the United States (including those projects owned by its joint-yieldco company, 8point3 Energy Partners), as […]

October 7th