Entries by Brian Warshawsky

Fenix International joins Power Africa’s ‘Beyond the Grid’ Initiative as a Founding Partner

Today, the U.S. Government is formally launching an innovative framework under President Obama’s Power Africa initiative to increase energy access for underserved populations across sub-Saharan Africa. Over an initial five year period, Beyond the Grid will leverage partnerships with 27 investors and practitioners, including Fenix International, committing to invest over $1 billion into off-grid and […]

Lease To Own Energy

From NextBillion: With 1.3 billion living without electricity worldwide, the global need for off-grid energy solutions is massive. People living off-grid, spend an estimated $38 billion on kerosene for lighting and $10 billion on phone charging each year. Fenix International, where I serve as Business Development Director, was founded in 2009 with the mission to bring affordable energy solutions […]