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Agsol has received funding from the DOEN Foundation to continue it’s ground-breaking work. DOEN is a driving force behind green, socially inclusive and creative pioneers. DOEN supports initiatives by people and organisations that contribute to a better world in an entrepreneurial, creative and innovative way. Besides supporting these pioneers, DOEN also brings them into contact […]

Jul 15, 2020

Efficiency for Access has awarded nine clean energy innovators grants to accelerate efficient appliance development and Agsol is one of the successful awardees. This is the first round of funding from E4A’s new R&D grant which is funded by UK Aid. The UK Minister for Africa Harriet Baldwin said: “As climate extremes worsen, it is […]

Jun 07, 2019

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 […]

Jan 09, 2019

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 […]

Nov 08, 2018

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 […]

Oct 26, 2018

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 […]

Aug 01, 2018

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 […]

Jul 22, 2018

  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 […]

Apr 15, 2018

Leaders from across the Pacific, including Julie Bishop, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, came together in the city of Suva, Fiji in December to discuss regional challenges and priorities. Bishop was joined by Fijian Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar to announce the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)’s new $4 [...]

Dec 24, 2017

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