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Tanzania: New partnership to pilot hybrid approach to electrification
In the latest partnership between a European utility and emerging off-grid solar company, Mobisol GmbH and Rafiki Power (E.ON Offgrid solutions GmbH) announced on 7 March that they were partnering to pilot hybrid grids in rural Tanzania. Rafiki is a micro-grid provider which emerged from German utility E.ON’s internal start-up incubator :agile. The pair aim to use a combination of mini-grids installed by Rafiki and Mobisol’s solar home systems (SHS) to supply off-grid customers.
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