Azuri Duo Solar Home System

Azuri Technologies

Product description Brand name and product description

The Azuri Duo by Azuri Technologies is designed to provide a source of power for lighting and mobile phone charging using solar panels and a battery. Azuri’s service model allows customers to pay a $10 installation fee and then rent to own the system using mobile money or purchasing IndiGo scratchcards. If payments aren’t met, the unit powers off until the next payment is made. After paying off the entire system, users have the option of “unlocking” it for free, unlimited use, or upgrading to a larger model.

The 5 watt Azuri Duo was previously the 2.5 watt Indigo Duo.

Azuri Technologies is located in Cambridge, England with additional operations in Malawi, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

http://www.azuri-technologies.com

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

system of distributors, local entrepreneurs, service agents, and installers work to distribute and deploy the product. Partners include RECAPOOasis Africa ResourcesSunnyMoney, and Mibawa

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$138 USD, paid in installments ($10 installation fee with 80 weekly payments)

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals, households and private sector businesses are the target consumers.

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