06 Feb '15, 4pm

2015

2015

Only one month into 2015, private equity firms, venture investors and development banks have poured $42 million into off-grid solar companies working in developing countries. That represents two-thirds of all off-grid investments closed in 2014 . The money was disbursed in four different rounds for companies in solar lighting, solar electronics charging and pay-as-you-go financing. This week, Fidelity Growth Partners led a $10-million financing round for Greenlight Planet, a solar lighting company operating in Africa and India. Deutsche Bank and Global Partnerships also added to the round. Greenlight Planet sells mobile phone and solar lighting devices in order to help reduce expensive and dangerous kerosene use. The money will help Greenlight expand sales operations in Africa and grow its rooftop solar installation business. The company says it's on track to light 100 mil...

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The East African country of Tanzania , in an effort led by startup Off-Grid Electric , along with the support of the inter...