Entries by Peace

Client Service Officer

SolarNow is hiring a Client Service Officer (CSO) who will be responsible for the identification of potential SolarNow clients, educating the clients on SolarNow products, sizing of the solar needs and advising the client on which products to get, afterwards after sales service for the rest of the duration of the contract with the client. […]

SolarNow Achieves B Corporation Certification

Congratulations to SolarNow, we have done it! We received Certification as a B Corporation. The Certification was delivered by Ms. Olivia Muiru – Executive Director B-Lab East Africa the certifying body for B Corporations in East Africa. B Lab is a non-profit organization that focuses on building a global community of businesses that meet the […]

‘We are excited to announce our latest funding from SunFunder together with responsAbility and Oikocredit. The 9M$ facility is our 3rd and largest structured asset finance instrument, enabling us to reach 17500 off grid customers in Uganda’

SOLARNOW AND SUNFUNDER ANNOUNCE $9M DEBT FINANCING WITH OIKOCREDIT AND RESPONSABILITY     Kampala-based off-grid solar company SolarNow closes largest-yet receivables financing facility with SunFunder, Oikocredit and responsAbility   The $9m facility is SolarNow’s third structured asset finance instrument, known as SAFI, arranged by SunFunder. It will enable the company to deploy 17,500 new off-grid […]

SolarNow is making an impact both for the clients and employees.

Solar energy helping to give someone opportunities for economic mobility is incredible. SolarNow endeavors to provide quality systems with flexible payment options from small households to Large corporate institutions. Many lives have been positively transformed and many more impacted.  

SolarNow receives the award as ‘Best provider of Solar Energy Equipment & accessories’ in Uganda.

Consumers Choice Awards is the only organization in Uganda to recognize business excellence by conducting statistically comprehensive and objective accurate independent market research survey, to determine brand reputation, customer satisfaction and business excellence for the quality of their service, value, professionalism and integrity. Consumers Choice Award recipients are chosen by consumers: Real Votes. Real Winners. […]

Eseye Collaborates with SolarNow and Amazon Web Services to Help Bring Solar Energy to Remote Regions in East Africa

Eseye’s AnyNet Secure SIM with AWS Device Defender protects SolarNow customers from disruptive, malicious, and costly service interruptions for remotely deployed solar equipment Eseye a leading global cellular internet connectivity provider for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has been selected by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to be an AWS IoT Device Defender launch company, […]

SolarNow raises $9m from Novastar and Shell

Leading off-grid solar company SolarNow today announces its $9 million series-B equity round. This capital allows the Dutch company to scale its distribution in Uganda and Kenya and expand into new markets. Investors include Novastar and Shell. SolarNow sells and installs high quality customized solar energy solutions capable of supporting income- generating activities, as well […]

SolarNow Enabling IoT To Change Lives Across Africa

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting the lives of millions around the world – but none more so than those in Africa. It is for this reason SolarNow, a social business which is passionate about transforming lives by providing high quality solar energy, appliances and financing solutions in East Africa, has turned to […]

SunFunder leads $6m syndicated receivables financing facility for SolarNow

A key pathway for scale in our sector is through syndication – multiple lenders investing together. Today we are delighted to announce the arrangement of a syndication lead by SunFunder with the participation of  responsAbility Investments AG and Oikocredit! As Ryan Levinson, SunFunder CEO, puts it: “Our customers need more scalable, less time-consuming financing options so they […]