Thursday
October 8
2020

West African Energy Startup Easy Solar Raises $5 Million Series A Round To Scale Operations

By Tom Jackson

Founded in 2016, Easy Solar is an innovative distribution company making energy and financial services affordable and accessible for those with limited access to power in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

The company has so far provided energy services to more than 450,000 people, and created over 600 clean energy jobs, with a far-reaching distribution network going all the way to the last mile. It offers a wide range of energy solutions from small solar lanterns for lighting and mobile charging, to pico solar home systems with appliances like TVs and fans, all the way up to kW sized systems designed for residential, commercial, and industrial users.

Photo courtesy of andreas160578.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

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Energy, Investing
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clean energy, financial services, impact investing, Off Grid Energy, solar energy, startups