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Ubuntu Power
Ubuntu Power

Our innovation lies in combining both solar power and Internet provision together into one central scalable system and using the revenue from the community’s mobile usage to subsidise the electricity generation and charitable services. This innovative approach to tackling the lack of electrification, whilst being commercially focused and able to provide investors with a financial return, is fundamentally driven by providing social benefits and significant positive climate impacts in Africa.
Socially driven business providing affordable solar power and Internet to off-grid communities in Sub Saharan Africa

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2016

Sub industry

Generation

Additional Industries
Transmission
Internet of Things
Telecommunications & Mobile
Social Impact
Poverty Alleviation

Mission

Our mission is to equip bold entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.