M-KOPA Branches Out With Practical Products

14th January 2016, Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA Solar is today announcing that it has sold 40,000 home-improvement and technology products, using its innovative mobile payment platform and its GSM-enabled solar home systems. This marks a new direction for the Kenya-based...

A quarter of a million homes now on M-Kopa

23rd September 2015 Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA Solar, the world’s leading ‘pay-as-you-go’ energy provider to off grid homes, proudly announced reaching 250,000 homes across Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania today. Alex Kivuva Nduati became M-KOPA’s 250,000th...

200,000th Home Connects to M-KOPA

26 May 2015, Nairobi, Kenya… M-KOPA is today announcing that is has powered up 200,000 homes across East Africa – having doubled the number of homes connected to its solar home systems in the past eight months. The average M-KOPA household has over five inhabitants....

Kenya Emerges as Solar PV Hot Spot 

25 February 2015, Nairobi, Kenya… A 2014 study by M-KOPA Solar and InterMedia shows that Kenya has emerged as a hot spot for off-grid solar, with 14% of the population surveyed using solar as their primary lighting and charging source. Kenya Power calculates that 30%...