Entries by Usher Paul


We are happy to announce the appointment of a new chair to our board. SolarNow’s Supervisory Board met with our Managing Board in Nairobi. During the meeting, our Supervisory Board elected Pieter Walhof as its new Chairman, replacing Emma Schofield. Emma has been our Chairman since 2014 and she will continue as a member of our Supervisory […]

Client Service Officer

SolarNow is hiring a Client Service Officer (CSO) for the following branches: Adjumani Arua Bweyale Bundibugyo Bukwo Busia Fortportal Gulu Hoima Ibanda Iganga Ishaka Kabale Kamuli Kasese Kiboga Kumi Kagadi Kapchorwa Kotido Kitgum Koboko Kyotera Lira Luweero Lyantonde Masaka Masindi Mbale Mbarara Mpigi Mityana Nebbi Mubende Moroto Ntungamo Rukungiri Rushere Sembabule Soroti Tororo Isingiro The […]

Corporate Sales Engineer

SolarNow is hiring a Corporate Sales Engineer who will be responsible for ensuring a financially sustainable SolarNow and creating a portfolio of happy corporate clients by focusing on: i) protection of the client from financial issues, ii) delivery of quality products and superb services, iii) design, sale, support, install and service a wide range of solar […]

SolarNow wins 145,000$ USAID grant

We are happy to announce that SolarNow has won a 145,000$ USAID grant. This is under the USAID’s DE-RISKING PAY-AS-YOU-GO SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS IN UGANDA REFUGEE SETTLEMENTS program which aims at accelerating off-grid investment and energy access by incentivizing private sector solar companies to enter Kiryadongo and Rwamwanja refugee settlements and host communities.

Introduction of Solar Rooftop Systems

A new solar solution for the ON-GRID SME market is now available at fantastic ROIs. The specialist company SolarNow explains more. Founded in 2011, Kampala-based SolarNow is a solar provider that designs, installs and services a wide array of solar solutions and provides a credit scheme specifically designed for SMEs and the domestic market. SolarNow […]

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 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. […]