Solving Africa’s solar energy funding gap

PUBLISHED: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:00:56 GMT

Around 600 million people, over half the population of sub-Saharan Africa, have no access to grid electricity. In fact, across sub-Saharan Africa, mobile phones are more common than access to electricity. One British company Azuri Technologies is leverage the mobile phones’ mileage to make off-grid energy accessible across Africa. CNBC Africa’s Michael Mugisha spoke to Azuri Technologies CEO, Simon Garth-Bransfield about solving Africa’s solar energy funding gap.…

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