UK-based mobile-pay-go solar energy start-up BBOXX is taking a big step up in class as it expands in Togo as a key partner in the Togolese government’s solar energy-fueled national electrification drive.
Just 27 percent of Togo’s population (~7.5 million) has access to reliable, safe sources of electricity, USAID estimates. That drops to anywhere from 6-21 percent in the countryside. Togo’s government aims to raise national electrification to 50% by 2020, 75% by 2025 and 100% by 2030. Solar energy figures to play a leading role in realizing these goals.
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