CNBC article features Agsol as one of the best new energy access entrepreneurs in Africa and recent winner of the Energy Access Booster award – a program supported by Total, ENEA Consulting, Acumen and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL). The Energy Access Booster was established to support the brightest up-and-coming energy entrepreneurs working in the […]
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Access to reliable, affordable and clean energy is United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7. Achieving it means providing electricity to 1 billion people and clean cooking systems to 3 billion people worldwide by 2030. Five African entrepreneurs were selected to receive the inaugural “Energy Access Booster” awards. The winners were announced during the Unlocking Solar […]
Agsol has partnered with CLASP, the leading international voice & resource for appliance energy efficiency policies and market acceleration initiatives, to study the impact of solar milling technologies on the livelihoods of rural farming communities. Stage one includes laboratory trials, led by Agsol, to test the Agsol mills in a Nairobi lab and prepare for field […]
Agsol one of eight startups from around the world to partner with Microsoft’s third annual Airband Grant Fund. These start-ups are overcoming barriers to provide promising last-mile access technologies to unconnected and under-served communities in the U.S., Africa and Asia. The grant fund will provide financing, technology, mentorship, networking opportunities and other support to help […]
The report The Costs and benefits of clean energy technologies in the milk, vegetable and rice value chains is a contribution to the global initiative Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC). It has been developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft […]
FACTOR[e] is a venture development firm with a mission to improve lives in the developing world through increased access to sustainable energy and related services. Both Factor[e] and Agsol are pleased to announce diligence investment in Agsol. Agsol and Factor[e] will work together to de-risk the technology and business model. Approximately 10 new Gen2 machines […]
The Shell Foundation and Open Capital in close collaboration with DFID/Energy Africa & USAID / Power Africa, have partnered to increase off grid energy access & reduce market barriers. As part of this partnership, The Shell Foundation and Open Capital have released a report titled “Promoting Productive Uses of Energy in Uganda”. The focus of the […]