Bringing electricity to over 1,000,000 people across Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Ghana with clean, solar energy.
In a world where one in five people live without electricity, Zola 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 is working to provide electricity to every household in the off-grid world. Today, they are reaching over 1,000,000 customers. Zola'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, Zola has processed over 9 million mobile payments.
Currently Operating in Seven Countries
February 4, 2019
From Kenya and Tanzania to Nigeria and Ivory Coast, off-grid African communities are embracing solar energy.
March 12, 2019
An innovative "mini grid" power system is set for launch in Nigeria.
March 6, 2019
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