Nexus Channel Core: The Next Generation of Off-Grid IoT

We are excited to announce the release of Nexus Channel Core, an open and interoperable technology for communication between off-grid energy devices. Modern off-grid appliances incorporate an ever-growing set of features that rely on digital communication. Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) enforcement via cloud platforms like Angaza was one of the first applications of digital off-grid appliances, and […]

Angaza Partners to Launch JUA Energy TV1G Pay-As-You-Go Television

Angaza and JUA Energy are partnering to bring last-mile clients a standalone television, available on a pay-as-you-go basis. JUA Energy’s TV1G, an 18.5 inch TFT LCD television with LED backlight, operates with any 12V (10W) power supply, including the Jua Energy system products. This unique standalone TV is integrated with Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology, enabling clients […]

Impact of Off-Grid Products: Inside Deevabits’ Distribution Business

As part of Angaza’s human-centered approach to designing solutions for last-mile distribution, we aim to deeply understand the point of view of distributors and their clients. One of the ways we do this is by visiting distributors and the end users to whom they sell life-changing products through the Angaza platform. Recently, we spent a day with Deevabits in western Kenya. Below are observations of their sales agents and clients on how off-grid products have impacted their lives.

Balancing Efficiency with Transparency: Mwezi’s Pay-As-You-Go Distribution

Our team at Angaza regularly visits our customers to understand their needs so we can better support their success. On a recent visit to western Kenya, we joined up with Mwezi solar, one of our last-mile distribution partners. To make solar products more financially accessible to low-income rural and peri-urban Kenyans, Mwezi solar started selling pay-as-you-go products using the Angaza platform in 2016. Read on below for observations from the trip on how Mwezi solar runs a pay-as-you-go product distribution business.

Angaza and RDG Bring Off-Grid Solar Home Systems to the Congo and Zambia

Angaza and RDG have joined forces to bring the high-quality RDG SolarEnebox solar home system to rural off-grid consumers in the Congo and Zambia. This new partnership makes the RDG solar home system compatible with Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology, enabling incremental payment options for last-mile consumers. “Partnering with Angaza shows our intent in becoming the leader […]

Angaza and Endless Solutions Join Forces to Launch First PAYG Laptop

Angaza and Endless Solutions are partnering to bring last-mile consumers the first ever personal computer and operating system available on a pay-as-you-go basis. The partnership comprises a combined user friendly laptop with the Endless Operating System (OS), integrated with Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology.

“We the Future” TED Talk: Ending Energy Poverty and Building Credit

On September 25, 2018, Angaza CEO Lesley Marincola joined 12 speakers and two performers at “We the Future,” a day of talks at the TED World Theater presented in collaboration with the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation.