All posts in "Energy"

BBOXX raises $20 million to expand operations in East Africa

By Kenya / August 31, 2016

BBOXX, an off-grid solar company, has signed a $20 million Series C investment from co-investors MacKinnon, Bennett & Company (MKB), ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies and KawiSafi Ventures, as well as existing investors Khosla Impact Fund, Bamboo Finance and DOEN Foundation to increase its presence in Kenya and Rwanda. The Kigali-headquartered firm owns and operates retail distribution networks and after sales […]


One of the Best Innovations on Display at the Nairobi Trade Fair

By Kenya / January 12, 2016

A student in one local university has come up with a hydraulic ram pump that only uses the energy of a large amount of water falling from a small height to lift a faction of the water to a greater height. “You place the pump in a stream or river which flows into the machine […]