off-grid solar

Off-Grid, Clean Energy Access Market Valued at $12 Billion

June 23, 2014 by Justin Guay

Off-Grid Energy Market Worth

One in five people around the world, approximately 1.3 billion people, lack access to electricity. The Sierra Club is released a new report -- "Clean Energy Services For All (CES4All)" -- showing that off-grid clean energy is the right tool for the energy access job.[read more]

Four Lessons Pakistan's Off-Grid Solar Market Can Teach the World

June 18, 2014 by Justin Guay

Pakistan Off-Grid Solar

When it comes to off-grid solar, the South Asian countries you normally hear about are India and Bangladesh. One is home to the largest potential market in the world, the other is the world's most successful and booming market to date. But the elephant in the room is Pakistan.[read more]

An Off-Grid Solar Energy Angels List?

June 6, 2014 by Justin Guay

Finance, finance, finance. That's the number one obstacle between where our energy market currently is today and where we all need it to be: providing clean energy services for all 1.2 billion people currently without reliable energy access around the world.[read more]

Will SunFunder Unlock $1 Billion in Off-Grid Solar Venture Debt?

May 29, 2014 by Justin Guay

Off-Grid Solar Venture Debt

In a recent piece on early stage cleantech investing, Rob Day of Black Coral Capital had a really excellent piece of advice, to look beyond traditional sources of venture capital. It turns out that is sound advice for off-grid solar companies as well.[read more]

BBOXX & Off-Grid Clean Tech 2.0

November 19, 2013 by Justin Guay

Off-Grid Clean Tech

Off-Grid applications are clean technology's next big market. Nowhere is this more true than Africa where the International Energy Agency predicts population growth will outstrip grid expansion to leave 645 million without power.[read more]

Clean Energy's Next Big Market Off-Grid Solar

November 7, 2013 by Justin Guay

Off-Grid Solar Energy

Everywhere you look, the off-grid clean energy market is booming. Sub-Saharan Africa is seeing 300 percent compound annual growth in off-grid lighting, and Bangladesh is putting up 30,000 to 40,000 solar home systems every month.[read more]