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Bridging The Gap For Battery Storage: How M-Kopa Labs Is Pulling Academic Research Into The Off-Grid Solar Industry

August 31st, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

Knowledge transfer between academia and industry has the potential to affect a lot of change for a small off-grid solar company like M-KOPA Solar, a Kenya-based company and 2015 recipient of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. This is why Harini Hewa Dewage joined M-KOPA Labs, the research branch of M-KOPA, in November of 2016 as its battery technology specialist


Re-Imagining Our Relationship With Electricity

November 17th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Companies are bringing alternative energy business models to deliver “personal power” to energy-poor communities. These models often rely on PV solar as the core technology, coupled with innovative financing models, and often use cellular infrastructure, which is often fairly well-developed and accepted


M-KOPA Brings In $19 Million

December 29th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The US-based off-grid solar energy systems provider M-Kopa, a 2015 Zayed Future Energy [&hellip


The Oscars of Cleantech Is Nigh

January 18th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

Offering $4 million in prize money, the Zayed Future Energy Prize* is the largest renewable energy and sustainability prize in [&hellip



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