M-KOPA Solar, Mastercard Join Hands for Pay-As-You-Go Solar Program 

M-KOPA will pilot Mastercard’s Quick Response (QR) payment technology in Uganda to extend the reach of its pioneering pay-as-you-go solar program. Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation, has entered into partnership with Kenyan pay-as-you-go solar provider M-KOPA to expand its solar energy provisioning to homes and businesses in Africa. At the Mobile World Congress both […]

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S’pore-based SolarHome Raises $1.2 mn in Convertible Note Offering

The company to use funds to expand into dry zone in Myanmar and build out credit risk management function. A Singapore-based start-up, SolarHome, that provide Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar off-grid solutions, has raised another USD 1.2 million in growth capital through an issue of convertible notes to a consortium of investors. The company to use funds to expand […]

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