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Providing solar-powered lighting and energy systems to over 7 million families who formerly had no access to electricity.

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T. Patrick Walsh

Co-Founder & CEO at Greenlight Planet

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Employees 501+
Headquarters India
Over 1.2 billion people don't have access to electricity in their homes, while nearly 2 billion people lack regular access to electricity. Greenlight Planet designs, manufactures, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy systems and appliances for those without access to a consistently reliable and affordable electrical grid. Their vision is that smart design, efficient engineering, and innovative distribution strategies can make dirty, polluting kerosene lanterns a thing of the past. To date, Greenlight Planet has sold over 7 million solar-powered lanterns and home energy systems, impacting more than 20 million people in 62 countries. In the process, more than 1.3 million metric tons of carbon dioxide have been offset.

Currently Operating in 30 Regions

Press Mentions

November 12, 2014

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September 15, 2021

Greenlight has a bright future in Nigeria - Tuga Omoyemi, PAYG Business Leader at Greenlight Planet

August 28, 2021

Greenlight Planet marks milestone with 17m Kenyans on solar power

March 11, 2019

Greenlight Planet raises €1.8m to bring solar energy to half a million people

March 6, 2019

Investment in Off-Grid Energy Access Totals $1.7B Through 2018

February 2, 2019

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