ElectriFI awards €1.5 million each to two French firms and a Tanzanian business

Solar-powered lights for small-scale commercial fisherfolk in Tanzania and Uganda will be among the clean energy products to be rolled out thanks to a new €4.5 million slice of EU funding for Africa.

Simusolar is financing affordable solar lights for fisherfolk and water pumps for small scale farmers in its home market and neighboring Uganda and will put the €1.5 million towards its goal of benefiting more than 27,000 smallholders.

French businesses Sunkofa SAS and Myjoulebox will also receive €1.5 million each to develop clean energy solutions in Africa, with Benin the initial focus of both companies.

Read more: PV Magazine



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