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Why Cities Are the Growth Market for African MinigridsPicture an African minigrid and chances are you’ll think of a rural electrification project. But increasingly the reality on the ground is a different matter, according to experts. If there’s a major minigrid opportunity in Africa right now, it’s in urban and peri-urban areas rather than rural ones. “Villages are just not able to pay for electricity,” Thomas Hillig, of consulting firm THEnergy, said in an interview. That leaves rural minigrid…

Why Cities Are the Growth Market for African Minigrids

Why Cities Are the Growth Market for African Minigrids
Why Cities Are the Growth Market for African MinigridsPicture an African minigrid and chances are you’ll think of a rural electrification project. But…
Solar photovoltaic system supplier Zola Electric has just signed a partnership with Distributed Powe…

ZOLA signs with DPA for solar electrification in 9 countries

ZOLA signs with DPA for solar electrification in 9 countries
Solar photovoltaic system supplier Zola Electric has just signed a partnership with Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of Econet, a major te…
San Francisco-based ZOLA Electric is partnering with Distributed Power Africa (DPA), the distributed…

San Francisco company aims to boost solar access across Africa

San Francisco company aims to boost solar access across Africa
San Francisco-based ZOLA Electric is partnering with Distributed Power Africa (DPA), the distributed energy subsidiary of the Johannesburg-based telec…