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Sun King Expands Its Series D to $330M with Additional Investment of $70M Led by LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog supports ambitious targets to provide affordable energy access to the 1.8bn people estimated to live without safe, reliable power supply. London, United Kingdom – 15 December 2022 – Sun King, the largest provider of solar energy products for off-grid homes in Africa and Asia, has received $70 million in equity investment in an extension…

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Sun King Raises $260M to Widen Clean Energy Access in Africa, Asia

Sun King raises $260M to widen clean energy access in Africa Asia

By Annie Njanja One of the largest solar companies in Africa and Asia, Sun King, has raised $260 million in series D funding to deliver off-grid energy technologies to more people across the two continents. Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet) plans to use $100 million to expand its pay-as-you-go solutions and introduce larger setups that are…

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AFRICA: Sun King Gets $17M for Solar Kits with Green Bonds

The Symbiotics platform is issuing $17 million in green bonds. The proceeds will fund Sun King's solar home systems in Africa and Asia

By Jean Marie Takouleu The Symbiotics platform is issuing $17 million in green bonds. The proceeds will fund Sun King’s solar home systems in Africa and Asia. Sun King secures further funding for the distribution of its electricity access kits in Africa. The company is raising $17 million through two green bonds issued by Symbiotics, an…

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Sun King Wins the Economic Times Most Promising Brand 2018

By: ANI Greenlight Planet has been recognised by Economic Times as the “Most Promising brand 2018” at a ceremony held on Friday, the 23rd of March 2018. The Promising Brands platform was an endeavour by the Economic Times to recognize brands, which have stood firm in the winds of globalization and have truly become a…

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Greenlight Planet

It was a privilege to be awarded the Economic Times Champions of Rural Markets award for our contribution to making affordable clean, energy access to over 24 million rural Indians. Watch as Sahil Khanna, who manages our partnerships business in Asia, talks more on how we have emerged as one of the strongest industry players…

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Greenlight Planet India has been certified a ‘Great Place to Work’

By: ANI Greenlight Planet India, an organisation that designs, distributes and finances solar home energy products was recognized on the Great Place to Work (r) Institute’s 2019 list of great workplaces in India. The designation was assessed on five parameters of creating and sustaining a high trust, high-performance culture Great Place to Work (r) is…

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Greenlight Planet creates jobs for more than 2000 women in rural Kenya

An Ethiopian family enjoys a meal with the help of a Sun King home system

By: BiztechAfrica Greenlight Planet, a global leader in solar home energy solutions has created job opportunities for more than 2000 women in rural Kenya. This represents nearly 50% of the commission sales agents that sell and service the company’s Sun King solar products to the underserved communities in rural Kenya. Operating the off-grid solar industry’s…

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Pay-As-You-Go Solar Market Leader, Greenlight Planet, Brings Power to More than 1.5 Million Tanzanians

Greenlight Planet (Nairobi) Arusha, Tanzania — Greenlight Planet, the market leader in the rapidly expanding pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar industry, has successfully delivered clean and reliable energy access to more than 1.5 million people in Tanzania. With a strong partner-led and direct distribution network, Greenlight’s Sun King products are now in more than 300,000 Tanzanian households,…

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Better, Brighter, Cheaper: Greenlight Planet Launches Next-Generation Solar Lamps

By: ANI Greenlight Planet Inc., a recognized global leader in solar home energy products across rural Africa and Asia, announced the launch of a new line of solar lanterns today, the Sun King Pro 400, Sun King Pro 300, and the Sun King Pico Plus. The new devices are more powerful versions of the company’s…

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Greenlight Planet Introduces the Sun King Charge, Its Most Affordable Dual Task Solar Light and Mobile Charging Solution

By: Anand Gupta Greenlight Planet Introduces the Sun King Charge, Its Most Affordable Dual Task Solar Light and Mobile Charging Solution.With the Sun King Charge, consumers can use the lamp and solar panel independently of each other for hours or days at a time. This enables consumers to light their homes or workplace and charge…

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