Simpa Solar Home System

Simpa Networks

A pay-as-you-go solar home system available in India.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Simpa Solar Home System is an integrated home energy system that includes an embedded keypad (Simpa Regulator) combined with the Progressive Purchase platform. The platform allows a pay as you go solution for end users. The hardware system includes a solar panel, battery for energy storage, lights, fan and device charging ports. The software system (Simpa Revenue Management System) is a centralized solution in the “cloud”, accessible via SMS gateway and over the internet, for payment processing and accounts settlement.

Simpa Networks is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Simpa has established operations in 8 districts of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Simpa Networks employs payroll sales agents and has registered dealers who distribute the systems.

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

Down payment and ensuing payments are shared with the customer at the point of sale. User defined payments are made in person in exchange for a keypad code that correlates with a period of available energy use.
Customers of Simpa Networks in India sign two-year contracts. Payments are calculated on a daily basis, and customers are obliged to buy at least 25 days’ worth of service every month, though they can choose how they want to distribute their payments over time.

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

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals, households and private sector businesses in India are the target users of the Simpa products.

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