Azuri Applied sciences, a frontrunner in pay-as-you-go photo voltaic residence expertise for off-grid Africa, continues to construct on its imaginative and prescient of ‘connecting the unconnected’ with the opening of an Off-grid Photo voltaic Centre in Kisumu County, Kenya.
In keeping with the Kisumu County Authorities, solely 46% of the County’s basic inhabitants is linked to the grid. Azuri’s new Photo voltaic Centre will carry inexpensive, clear power to the various hundreds throughout the county who lack entry to mains electrical energy. Greater than 600 million folks in sub-Saharan Africa proceed to wrestle with out dependable energy.
Since launching in 2012, Azuri is now one of many main suppliers of pay-as-you-go solar energy lighting and TV techniques, working in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Nigeria. Up to now, the corporate has bought over 150,000 techniques.
Azuri’s progressive utility of solar energy mixed with cellular cost expertise and energy-efficient home equipment is enabling off-grid African households to expertise fashionable digital applied sciences such clear, highly effective LED lighting home equipment and satellite tv for pc TV for the primary time.
“Kenya’s agenda is to supply common entry to electrical energy by 2022, and we’re delighted Azuri shares and helps this imaginative and prescient and journey. The launch of the Azuri’s Off-grid Photo voltaic Centre in Kisumu brings fashionable gadgets and companies to our residents whereas addressing the problem of power entry,” stated Daniel Okia, Chief Officer, Ministry of Vitality and Industrialisation, Kisumu County.
Snehar Shah, Azuri Normal Supervisor for East Africa added: “Off-grid photo voltaic is being coupled with energy-efficient sensible TVs, rechargeable radios, satellite tv for pc leisure, web entry and a variety of different home equipment and companies to actually change the lives and livelihoods of households.”
The Off-grid Photo voltaic Centre options the newest photo voltaic residence options from Azuri which native customers can see and take a look at, together with Azuri’s new energy-efficient 32-inch photo voltaic satellite tv for pc TV and residential lighting system. The centre additionally supplies face-to-face buyer help along with servicing and repairs.
Greater than 2 million households in Africa are actually linked to dependable clear power through small photo voltaic residence techniques (SHS) on a pay-as-you-go foundation.
Azuri just lately introduced a KSh2.6 billion funding led by Fortune 500 firm Marubeni.
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National Solar Tour this weekend October 5/6 visits ABC Solar Research and Development
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ABC Photo voltaic invitations SolarDaily readers to go to one of many many Nationwide Photo voltaic Houses Excursions taking place this weekend October fifth and sixth. This occasion is placed on by the American Photo voltaic Vitality Society.
The Nationwide Photo voltaic Tour is the nation’s largest grassroots photo voltaic occasion. Throughout the nation, owners, companies, volunteers, photo voltaic installers, public officers, and grassroots organizations put out the welcome mat.
They make open home excursions of power environment friendly and solar-powered buildings accessible t … read more