Pay-as-you-go solar startup M-KOPA signs up 100,000 solar users in East Africa

A M-KOPA retailer hands out flyers about the solar product. Courtesy of M-KOPA, Georgina Goodwin.

Pay-as-you-go solar products — that tap into cell phone infrastructure and micropayments — are slowly emerging across rural Africa, and India. This week startup M-KOPA announced that the company has now signed up 100,000 customers for its cell phone enabled solar service, and also recently launched its third-generation solar product.

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