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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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IOREC Conference

The 3rd edition of the International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) took place in Nairobi, Kenya on 30th September and 1st October 2016. IOREC is the global platform for sharing experience and best practices about…
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SolarNow attracts funding

SolarNow attracts $2 million loan facility to accelerate distribution of solar home systems in Uganda SolarNow today announced a new $2 million loan facility from SunFunder. SolarNow is a solar distributor in Uganda that makes solar affordable…
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DSTV and GOTV available!

You can now buy DSTV and GOTV through SolarNow's partnership with Multichoice! //Call 0800700700 / 0788916000 The announcement which was made at MultiChoice Head Office in Kololo will enable SolarNow agents to distribute MultiChoice hardware…
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NEW! SOLAR WATER PUMPS!

SolarNow is now piloting solar powered surface-water pumps for irrigation purposes. This will allow crop yields to increase massively for farmers!
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HERE ARE SOME BENEFITS OF SOLAR ENERGY

Solar energy is not only sustainable, it is renewable and this means that we will never run out of it. It is about as natural a source of power as it is possible to generate electricity. The creation of solar energy requires little maintenance.…
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SOLARNOW RECEIVES AN AWARD

The Rural Energy Foundation from the Netherlands offered SolarNow a reward for the perfect partnership and the good work done. The award was handed over by Karel Prinsen and Wil Vleeshouwer to Willem Nolens (MD SolarNow)..
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EAST AFRICA'S LIGHT BULB MOMENT

Forbes/Business Willem Nolens’ moment of revelation came when he retreated to a monastery in the Netherlands to study for an exam. “I suddenly realized I had a privileged life and felt the need to do something useful,” he recently told…