Entries by Allegra Fisher

Award-winning cleantech engineer appointed CTO of Fenix

Jit Bhattacharya to relocate from Silicon Valley to Uganda   Kampala, Uganda – July 18, 2017 – Jit Bhattacharya, best known for his pioneering work in electric vehicles, has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer at Fenix International. The next-generation energy and financial services company has hired the well-respected Silicon Valley engineer and entrepreneur as part of […]

Customer Experience Must Drive Energy Access Work

Originally published as a Member Spotlight for the Energy Access Practitioner Network.     Energy access for those living off-grid is a pressing concern. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goal #7 states that in 13 short years, by 2030, there should be universal access to affordable, reliable, and modern energy services. Universal energy access is an important […]

Pay-to-own Solar Energy System Doubles Off-Grid Customer Base in Just 12 Months

Fenix International reaches 100,000 customers as part of Africa’s infrastructure revolution KAMPALA, UGANDA – January 23, 2017 – Fenix International, a venture-backed technology company providing a next generation energy solution, has reached 100,000 customers in Uganda. This figure stands at double the 50,000 customers Fenix had 12 months ago, and comes just over two years after the company […]