Qotto - Solar Home System - A modular and autonomous solar home system for households, to provide power, light,TV, radio in rural Off Grid areas.
This standalone Solution based on few simple components (e.g. solar panel, charge controller, smart card, batteries and appliances) will allow quick and easy access to electricity directly in the customer's home.
At date, access to electricity and to essential telecommunication services is not a commodity in some of the sub saharan countries. As a result, Qotto developed a modular and autonomous Solar Home System, connected with frugal Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, to provide better access to energy in off-grid areas. This standalone Solution is based on few simple components (e.g. solar panel, charge controller, smart card, batteries and appliances) and will allow quick and easy access to electricity directly in the customer's home. Qotto distributes, leases and maintains the system, while the client subscribes and pays (via mobile money services) in a pay-as-you-go format. In addition to that, the system allows for high flexibility and customisation, as each product is scalable according to consumer's needs. Over time additional solar panels can be installed in order to satisfy higher energy needs. This Solution aims at improving the quality of life in developing countries, as an example key applications include: lighting, TV, radio, mobile charging, cooling devices, in remote areas.
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