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 […]
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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
AGSOL has been highlighted through The Borgen Project, an innovative, US campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. Their readership is over 3.4mil annually. Great news for AGSOL and getting the word out on how AGSOL aims to change the livelihoods and lives of some of the […]