Tag: PAYGO solar

Mobile-phone based off-grid solar is powering many rural homes in Africa.

Many countries in Africa remain not connected to the main grid, and they never will be. Why do I say this? These countries may leapfrog from using power from the main grid to the use of decentralized renewable energy. Just the same way Africa leapfrogged from using grid-type connected telephone lines to cellphones — Africa is doing the same thing with grid power to off-grid solar. There is vast potential,…