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Solar Now - Sustainable energy to improve lives in rural Uganda

Solar Now

Sustainable energy to improve lives in rural Uganda

Uganda

Green

Promotes and/or supports the protection of the environment. An example of this is an organic farming cooperative.

Solar Now supplies solar systems to people without access to the electricity grid in Uganda. Solar Now’s customers include families and small businesses in remote areas, with a focus on customers with income-generating activities.

Solar Now seeks to provide reliable, high-quality systems at affordable prices and offers a strong customer focus. Customers buy the systems on credit, which they can repay within a period of up to two years. Solar Now pursues a ‘triple bottom line’ aiming to achieve financial, social and environmental benefits.

Solar Now was founded in 2011 and by 2017 had sold over 18,000 solar systems.

Solar Now has been an Oikocredit partner since 2017.

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