Mobisol insolvency: Is this the end to private electrification projects?

Solar Valley Addis Ababa (Picture: Stiftung Solarenergie)

Mobisol, the Berlin-based pioneer in solar-home systems for rural electrification, recently filed for preliminary insolvency proceedings under self-administration. This means that there is a fair chance that Mobisol will survive both as a company and as a brand.

Nevertheless, the insolvency raises questions about the viability of business models in rural electrification. Even though there were some rumours about the economic challenges that Mobisol was facing. The German company was generally considered as one of the stars in the rural electrification community.

Full article: ESI Africa



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