Angaza signs a contract with Orange to provide a pay-as-you-go management system for Solar solutions to African consumers
San Francisco, June 2020 – Angaza, the leading technology provider for last-mile distribution has signed with Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, a contract to continue to use Angaza pay-as-you-go management platform for “Orange Energy” in some Orange affiliates in Africa.
Orange Energy customers have access to a wide range of solar home systems to provide energy to power multiple services in their homes. Customers can use Orange Money on their mobile phones to pay the small subscription fees and access energy in a simple and flexible way.
Pay-as-you-go allows Orange customers to have access to solar energy solutions on credit, making them more affordable. Solutions ranging from simple portable solar lamps to large solar home systems with paired appliances that include radios and televisions are available for purchase to Orange customers in countries like Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone.
“The contract with Angaza allows Orange Energy to widen the range of solar home systems available for consumers who want solar products to enhance their lives, with products from different manufacturers,” states Nat-Sy Missamou, Director of Orange Energy “Giving a wide product choice to customers is essential to deliver the best possible service in the many regions where we operate. We believe Orange can play a very important role in bringing solar energy to African [consumers/citizens or populations] and, Angaza pay-as-you-go management platform, Angaza is helping this.”
“The contract between Orange and Angaza will help expand the reach of solar energy to Orange customers in many African countries” said Lesley Marincola, Angaza CEO. “Orange’s leading position in many sub-Saharan African markets is a critical catalyst to allow access to energy and open financial inclusion to a population that needs these essential services”.