SolarNow

Why we Invested

In addition to offering a safe and reliable alternative energy source, SolarNow answers the financing and distribution challenges that come along with serving off-grid customers in rural areas. SolarNow’s franchise model has allowed the company to develop a strong distribution network, which is truly one of the most difficult challenges of operating in emerging markets. In addition, SolarNow offers an end-user credit facility, showing understanding for the needs and spending habits of its target market.

About Client

SolarNow was established in 2011 to answer the pressing demand for affordable high quality solar home systems amongst 4 million off-grid households and entrepreneurs in Uganda. The Company designed an innovative, modular product range (40-400Wp) that is distributed through a franchise network in rural Uganda.

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About Client

SolarNow was established in 2011 to answer the pressing demand for affordable high quality solar home systems amongst 4 million off-grid households and entrepreneurs in Uganda. The Company designed an innovative, modular product range (40-400Wp) that is distributed through a franchise network in rural Uganda.

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Industry Alternative energy
Sector Franchise model/Solar home systems
Region Africa Operations Uganda (founded in The Netherlands)
Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya
Founders Willem Nolens

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