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Coca Cola, Ericsson, Tigo, Philips partner with Solarkiosk in Rwanda

The Coca-Cola Company joined with Ericsson, Medshare, Pentair, Philips, Solarkiosk and Tigo Rwanda to officially open a flagship Ekocenter site in Ruhunda, Rwanda. The solar powered site stands to benefit up to 25,000 local residents with access to services that have not been readily available, including wifi enabled internet access, mobile charging services, retail store, […]


SES, Solarkiosk create role model school for Africa at Zaatari Camp

SES and Solarkiosk have pioneered the first of its kind Connected Solar School to deliver electricity, educational tools, and broadband internet connectivity to an education centre run by UNICEF and Relief International within the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. This is likely to become a role model for base of the pyramid schooling in Sub […]


African Development Bank to provide technology to mini grid energy developers

The Sustainable Energy for All Africa Hub, hosted by the African Development Bank, recently signed a service contract with a consortium of GVEP International and INENSUS GmbH to provide technical assistance to developers of green mini grids. The Sustainable Energy for All Africa Hub is implementing a green mini grid market development programme to facilitate […]


Azuri Technologies expands pay as you go solar electricity into East Africa

Azuri Technologies announced the creation of Azuri East Africa, based in Nairobi, to consolidate its growing presence in the region. Azuri has appointed mobile industry leader and former Regional CFO of Eaton Towers, Snehar Shah, to lead its East Africa operations. The Nairobi office will bring together Azuri’s East African activities under a single operating […]


Engen boosts remote and branch office IT by using Riverbed

Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, announced that global energy company Engen is using Riverbed solutions to centralise remote and branch office IT, and improve productivity, backup and data security across its multi-national organisation. Riverbed SteelFusion has improved IT operations and information security at branch office locations by taking servers, applications, and data out of […]


Upland Consulting delivers integrated IoT solution to Shell Nigeria oilfield

Ingenu, a vendor in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and KONČAR INEM, a producer of industrial electronics and power electronics devices and systems, announced delivery of Internet of Things connectivity solution to provide digital oilfield capabilities to the Shell Nigeria pipeline facility, at a significant cost savings of over $1 million in investment. Integrated and […]


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