Following the success of the latest operator training sessions in Kenya, SOLARKIOSK has organized an operator training day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the participatory and practical training, the operators and area officers engaged in various confidence-building activities, as well
SOLARKIOSK’s E-HUBB was selected to be exhibited in the world’s largest museum of science and technology ‚Äì Munich’s Deutsches Museum. The Long Night of Museums, during which these images were taken, was a true highlight of the exhibition period, securing
Breakthrough technology for productive use of renewable energy in Africa’s rural off-grid areas was the topic of the talk that SOLARKIOSK’s CEO Andreas Spiess has delivered at the latest Global Green Growth (GGG) Week as one of the keynote speakers.
The images below show the 23-year-old Ally Ramadhan Ndele, who recently has opened a barbershop within SOLARKIOSK’s Connected Solar Market Center in Kibaha, Tanzania, about 80 kilometers out of Dar es Salaam. Ally moved to Kibaha from an urban area
With the joint support of Munich Re and ERGO, SOLARKIOSK will open five new E-HUBBs in Kenya in 2017. In addition to the supply of renewable energy products, services and consumer goods, the co-branded E-HUBBs will offer free wifi connectivity
SOLARKIOSK is driven by satisfying the needs of our customers. This is why a market demand study based on the human-centered design approach is currently being carried out, with the first round just finalized last week in Rwanda. Human-centered design
An important objective for SOLARKIOSK is to ensure that all E-HUBB operators are educated about solar products, as well as sales and marketing strategies. We are continuously working on tools and materials to support them and enable successful E-HUBB operations.
Last week, SOLARKIOSK’s leaders and Managing Directors from across the continent convened in Berlin to partake in a 3-day workshop entitled: CSMC 2.0 – Innovation, Development, and Growth. The workshop took place at M√ºnzsalon in Berlin-Mitte, where some of the
What if one solar product was your indoor lighting, security lighting to fend off wild animals and thus protecting your livestock livelihood, allowing your children to read, helping you fetch water and contributing to so many other aspects of your
We are delighted to share the exciting news of the day: SOLARKIOSK has been selected as a Semifinalist of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge. SOLARKIOSK, along with the other sixteen Semifinalists, has undergone rigorous evaluation for adherence to the Fuller Challenge
Aiding underserved populations through access to energy and last mile distribution is a mission that SOLARKIOSK has tirelessly been working on for the past 6 years. SOLARKIOSK’s Director of Strategic Business Development Thomas Rieger will share more insights about this
SOLARKIOSK’s Connected Solar Market Center (CSMC) is one of the most powerful off-grid concepts currently being developed. Each CSMC hosts multiple independent businesses accessing energy from the central E-HUBB, while enjoying space, infrastructure and support ‚Äì all provided by SOLARKIOSK.