Zambia: Fenix makes inroads into off-grid

Issue 377 - 10 Oct 2018 | 2 minute read

Fenix International announced this month that it has gained nearly 40,000 customers in the 11 months since it began selling its solar home systems in Zambia. The milestone was reached significantly faster than the company had expected and is one of the first successful large-scale expansions into southern Africa by a pay-as-you-go solar company. Fenix International Zambia managing director John Foye told African Energy that by comparison the company’s main competitor Vitalite had around 15,000 customers, while the other solar suppliers SupaMoto Energy and d.light were much smaller.

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