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About the company

Type
Startup or self-employed

Members type
innovator

Headquarters
San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

Company size
1000

Founders
Xavier Helgesen, Erica Mackey & Joshua Pierce

Founded
2012

SDG's

  • Affordable and clean energy


Social

Website
zolaelectric.com

Alliance member

Zola Electric


Zola Electric is the world’s first Solar-as-a-Service company, providing pay-as-you-go solar power to customers in Africa.

Zola Electric makes solar energy accessible and affordable through micro-finance and mobile money payments. We design and develop innovative technologies, including next-generation lithium batteries and hyper-efficient appliances, such as fans, hair clippers and TVs. We deliver clean, affordable and transformative energy services where the grid is non-existent or unreliable. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study. In 2016 we were awarded the UNFCC Momentum for Change Award and the Zayed Future Energy Prize.

Offer

Zola Electric

Description
Zola Electric makes solar energy accessible and affordable in Africa through micro-finance and mobile money payments.

Zola Electric is the world’s first Solar-as-a-Service company, providing pay-as-you-go solar power to customers in Africa. Zola Electric makes solar energy accessible and affordable through micro-finance and mobile money payments. We deliver affordable and reliable energy services where the grid is non-existent or unreliable. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study. We design and develop innovative technologies, including next-generation lithium batteries and hyper-efficient appliances, such as fans, hair clippers and TVs.

Available in
Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Ivory Coast,

Categories of application
Affordable and clean energy

Sector of application
Clean energy production

Status
Implemented