Mobisol

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    As Africa’s largest rent-to-own solar service provider by capacity installed, Mobisol is paving the way for the solar revolution in the developing world. Mobisol solar systems come complete with an extended warranty and a full service package including comprehensive customer service, free maintenance and an innovative remote monitoring technology. The systems can illuminate entire households, and power e.g. laptops, radios, TVs, fridges and charge cell phones. The larger systems are powerful enough to run energy-based businesses.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2010
    HQBerlin, DE
    Websiteplugintheworld.com
    Employee Ratings3.1

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)395
    Cybersecurity ratingDMore

    Key People/Management at Mobisol

    Thomas Gottschalk

    Thomas Gottschalk

    Co-Founder and CEO
    Terry Odiko

    Terry Odiko

    Head of Customer Care
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    Mobisol Office Locations

    Mobisol has offices in Berlin, Nairobi, Kigali and Arusha
    Berlin, DE (HQ)
    85 Skalitzer Str.
    Nairobi, KE
    Mombasa Road
    Kigali, RW
    Plot Number 280 KN 14 Ave
    Arusha, TZ
    Tasso Ground - Plot SS/31, Njiro Rd
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    Mobisol Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2010

    Mobisol Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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    69/100

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    Mobisol News and Updates

    DC Distribution Networks Market 2018: Global Analysis by Key Players – ABB, Siemens AG, Johnson Controls, Mobisol

    Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“DC Distribution Networks Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

    In Africa, Rural Electrification Is Driven By Technology & Crowd Investments

    Falling solar panel prices have led to a steep surge of economically viable off-grid solutions all over the world  -- as well, and especially, in sub-Saharan Africa

    Cleantech: Reaching A Zero Carbon Economy

    Major cities all around the world will play an increasingly important role in addressing the challenges of climate change in the near future, and Berlin is at the forefront of this race to reach a zero carbon economy. The German capital wants to be seen as a pioneer, and is the ideal example to illu…

    Akinwumi Adesina: “My job as President of the African Development Bank is to put Africa first.”

    Anne-Sophie Garrigou, journalist at The Beam, met with Akinwumi Adesina. Together, they talked about the challenges of the off-grid sector in Africa and the development of renewable energy, as well as the impact of Trump’s political decision (cutting financial international aid) on the continent Aki…

    Mobisol Acquires Lumeter To Expand Off-Grid Solar Pay-As-You-Go Solution

    This week, Mobisol has announced that it has acquired Lumeter, one of the largest providers of pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software for the off-grid solar industry. This acquisition aims to create strong synergies between Lumeter and Mobisol’s software for PAYG services Mobisol Acquires Lumeter To Expand O…

    Mobisol Blogs

    Mobisol enters Nigerian market under the helm of Cherie Blair Foundation mentor Sylvia Omlenyi

    Mobisol’s innovative solar energy systems have come to Nigeria, led by one of the country’s most accomplished young businesswomen. After rising through the ranks over the last 13 years to senior positions at Procter & Gamble and Diageo, Sylvia Omlenyi is utilizing her vast experience of the Nige…

    Mobisol Academy: empowering Ethiopian partners and inspiring rural entrepreneurship

    Every step in a business’s value chain represents a silvery spider’s thread that must tie together. Crucial among these threads in the off-grid solar industry are the field agents who are at the heart of the pay-as-you-go model. In East Africa, where about 70% of people live in rural areas, these ag…

    Mobisol welcomes Godfrey Mugambi, distinguished East African business leader as new Tanzania MD

    Godfrey Mugambi, a business leader in East Africa, has joined Mobisol GmbH as Managing Director for Tanzania.  Mr Mugambi brings a wealth of knowledge and senior management experience which he has built up over the past 28 years in the region. He has triumphed in several top positions in Uganda, Ken…

    Mobisol welcomes Simon Kibuchi as new MD for Kenya

    Mobisol GmbH has announced the appointment of Simon Kibuchi as Managing Director for Kenya. With Mr Kibuchi, Mobisol has won a major asset in the region as he brings more than 20 years’ senior management and sales experience at multinationals in East and West Africa, including Cadbury and Tetra Pak.…

    Mobisol Investors Back Growth Plan With Follow-On Investment

    26 October 2018 (Arusha, Tanzania)   Mobisol GmbH, a leader in the burgeoning solar-home-systems industry, announced a follow-on growth equity investment from its main shareholders today.  The capital will be deployed into the ongoing expansion in Mobisol’s core markets in Tanzania, Kenya, and Rwand…

    Mobisol and IFC join forces to launch the PAYG business model in Ethiopia

    Mobisol was excited to partner with IFC’s Lighting Africa to organize a PAYG (pay-as-you-go) business model workshop. The objective of the workshop, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 22nd of  September, 2018, was to introduce PAYG and PAYG business models and allow stakeholders the opportunity to def…
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    Mobisol Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Mobisol founded?

      Mobisol was founded in 2010.

    • Who are Mobisol key executives?

      Mobisol's key executives are Thomas Gottschalk and Terry Odiko.

    • How many employees does Mobisol have?

      Mobisol has 395 employees.

    • Who are Mobisol competitors?

      Competitors of Mobisol include Sonnen, Narenco and Ameresco.

    • Where is Mobisol headquarters?

      Mobisol headquarters is located at 85 Skalitzer Str., Berlin.

    • Where are Mobisol offices?

      Mobisol has offices in Berlin, Nairobi, Kigali and Arusha.

    • How many offices does Mobisol have?

      Mobisol has 4 offices.