Member - ZOLA Electric

ZOLA Electric: smart storage + solar power solutions that deliver clean, affordable, reliable power for anyone, anywhere

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2012
Company Size 2000
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Founders Xavier Helgesen, Erica Mackey & Joshua Pierce
Headquarters San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
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ZOLA Electric


Worldwide, more than 2.2 billion people and millions of businesses have no access to clean, affordable or reliable power. In Africa, a billion people live without clean, affordable or reliable power. ZOLA Electric is a Silicon Valley solar startup that pioneered ‘Pay As You Go” finance to deliver electricity off-grid in Africa. ZOLA Electric is now democratizing energy access with distributed and decentralized smart storage + solar power systems. Designed in California, ZOLA Electric’s distributed smart storage + solar solutions deliver clean, affordable, reliable 24-hour power to anyone, anywhere. Distributed renewable energy is changing the way people access power in the same way that mobile phones democratized communication. ZOLA’s distributed power solutions make it possible for homes and businesses anywhere to generate, store and consume energy sustainably. ZOLA Electric operates in Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Rwanda and Tanzania. Our investors include Tesla, GE, EDF and Helios and has raised more than $250 million in funding.
Headquarters San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

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The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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