ZOLA Electric

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ZOLA Electric, previously known as Off Grid Electric, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to offer African homes and businesses a 24/7 solar solution to an unreliable or nonexistent grid.

Adaptable to energy need and income, ZOLA Electric’s rooftop solar systems can be bought overtime using micro-finance, PAYGo leasing, and mobile money payments. The first few watts start a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations: security, education and access to information. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

Today, ZOLA Electric provides unmatched customer service and clean energy to more than180,000 homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana.

ZOLA Electric’s investors include: Tesla, Vulcan Capital, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF,Total, and GE Ventures.

ZOLA Electric is a recipient of the UN Momentum for Change Award, Zayed Future Energy Prize, and Global Cleantech 100.