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The Next Frontier For Beyond the Grid Solar Markets: Big Data

August 6, 2014 by Justin Guay

Solar Development and Big Data


When it comes to energy access, we're fond of saying small is big. That's because all those small scale solar lanterns, solar home systems, and solar mini-grids add up to a big market. But the size of that market could well be dwarfed by an even larger opportunity the solar revolution is engendering.[read more]

President Obama and Private Investors Move $1 Billion Beyond the Grid

June 11, 2014 by Justin Guay

For a while it seemed as though the Power Africa Initiative was more about powering oil and gas profits than delivering energy access to those that need it most. However, thanks to recent bipartisan leadership in the House of Representatives, this threat has passed.[read more]

$45 Million Flows to Off-Grid Solar in Past Four Months

May 9, 2014 by Justin Guay

Off-Grid Solar Financing

The off-grid solar market is booming. From Tower Power to pay-as-you-go solar, previously untapped clean energy markets are being unlocked by innovative businesses. Now, investors are sitting up and taking notice. In just the past four months, almost $45 million has been invested.[read more]

What d.light's $11 Million Investment Means for Off Grid Solar Energy

March 6, 2014 by Justin Guay

Off Grid Solar Investment

From sub-Saharan Africa to Bangladesh the off grid solar market is posting eye popping growth rates. But despite that impressive performance access to finance has choked the sector's ability to truly scale. That's why a new Series C investment in industry leader d.light is worth paying attention to.[read more]