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Generation Investment Management leads $19M fund raising round in M-KOPA Solar

M-KOPA Solar, the world’s leading pay-as-you-go energy provider to off-grid homes, has announced the closing of a US$19 million financing round led by Generation Investment Management LLP.

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

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

Pay-as-you-go solar products — that tap into cell phone infrastructure and micropayments — are slowly emerging across rural Africa, and India.