SolarNow News

'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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Global LEAP Finalist

SolarNow has been selected as a finalist of the 20-17 Global LEAP Awards Television and Fan Competitions in the large television category for Outstanding Off-Grid Televisions. The jury has highlighted the balance between brightness and…

Kisumu Branch Grand Opening

After over a year of working, fighting and preparing we finally opened Kisumu branch on 20th June!! The event was symbolic of our struggle to get this venture off the ground and open to the public. The Grand opening of our Kisumu branch was…

Companies to inspire Africa

Congratulations to SolarNow, we have done it again! SolarNow was mentioned by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the Companies to inspire Africa. We have touched 70,000 lives in Uganda and still continue to transform lives and make a…

Triathlon

SolarNow sponsored a Triathlon in Nabugabo-Masaka district, on Sunday 5th March and a team of SolarNow staff went to participate in the event. A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous disciplines…