Providing more than 2,700,000 people living off-grid with affordable, sustainable, pre-paid solar energy.

More than 1.2 billion people across the globe lack access to electricity. Kingo has developed an efficient, next-generation solution to deliver energy through a prepaid solar service that is cheaper than candles, kerosene, and diesel. By combining state-of-the-art hardware, software, and commercial innovation, Kingo is enabling people living off-grid to improve connectivity, productivity, and quality of life. While many families living off-grid will spend $15 per month on candles, Kingo's technology reduces the amount of money spent on lighting to just $8 per month. To date, Kingo has provided solar energy to over 2.7 million people and expects to provide energy to more than 100 million homes by 2035.


Education Clean Energy Employment Economic Inequality Infrastructure Sustainable Cities Climate Action

Guatemala City, Guatemala Department, Guatemala


Juan Rodríguez

Juan Rodríguez (CEO and Founder at Kingo) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since July 2016 and most recently participated in Project Literacy Lab 2016.

Project Literacy Lab 2016

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