Lighting the homes of over 120,000 people across Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, and Ghana with clean, solar energy.

In a world where one in five people live without electricity, Off Grid Electric provides clean, transformative solar energy to households that suffer from expensive, unreliable grids or have no grid access at all. The company's distributed solar model, known locally as Zola, is working to provide electricity to every household in the off-grid world. Today they are reaching over 120,000 customers. Off Grid's business model allows them to provide modern solar living for a price that is equal to or less than their customers' average energy expenditure. Payments across their distributed customer base are run through their proprietary software platform and SMS texting system. To date, Off Grid has processed over 9 million mobile payments.

FOUNDED
2011

AREAS OF IMPACT
Clean Energy Climate Action Infrastructure Sustainable Cities

HEADQUARTERS
United States

COMPANY SIZE
500+

Xavier Helgesen

Xavier Helgesen (CEO & Co-Founder) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since October 2014 after participating in Unreasonable Impact US 2016.

Unreasonable Impact US 2016
6
TERRITORIES OF OPERATION
$206M
MONEY RAISED

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