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M-KOPA Named in List of 50 Smartest Companies

Scaling Competition 2015 Winner, M-KOPA makes the MIT Technology Review’s 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies.


Scaling Competiton 2015 Winner, M-KOPA has been listed in MIT Technology Review’s 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies. This is a list put together each year by the magazine’s editors to highlight companies that have displayed an especially impressive combination of technological leadership and business acumen over the past year.

Companies taking advantage of amazing new digital technologies dominate the 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies including, Apple, Facebook and Tesla. M-Kopa is one of only two companies in Africa to be listed. It is one of the largest off-grid solar operators in sub-Saharan Africa, offering clean power to consumers in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania for a daily fee. M-Kopa has announced it has connected over 500,000 homes, and that it has put its new solar TV systems into 60,000 households.

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