Low-income earners in Kenya can now access Solar energy through d.light Partnership with Microfinance Institutions
May 10, 2017 | San Francisco, CA; Nairobi, Kenya; New Delhi, India
March 21, 2017 | D.light San Francisco, CA; Nairobi, Kenya; New Delhi, India
March 8, 2017 | D.light San Francisco, CA; Nairobi, Kenya; New Delhi, India
$10.5 Million More for d.light Brings Its Total Off-Grid Solar Funding to Over $40 Million in Four Months
January 16, 2017 | Norfund, Beyond the Grid, and Shell Foundation to help d.light finance affordable payments for off-grid solar lighting solutions
January 16, 2017 | Developing regions without access to reliable energy, banking and the Internet at risk of being left behind in Fourth Industrial Revolution
d.light Secures $7.5 Million from Developing World Markets, Raising Total of $30 Million This Year For Off-Grid Solar
October 31, 2016 | Funding further supports solar lantern and pay-as-you go solar home system development for leading off-grid solar company
September 21, 2016 | KawiSafi Ventures and Energy Access Ventures, along with USAID, Shell Foundation and others, partner with leading provider of solar energy in the developing world
June 29, 2016 | d.light driving increased energy options to the 2.3 billion people living without access to reliable power to achieve its goal of reaching 100 million people by 2020
July 8, 2015 | d.light’s new A1 solar lantern will enable customers to save 20% of their daily income
May 18, 2015 | Solar company achieves unprecedented scale for social enterprise, turns focus to greater impact
February 3, 2015 | Solar company accelerates energy access in developing world by leveraging mobile networks
2011–2014 Press Releases (PDFs)
July 22, 2014 | Company announces strategic focus to scale solar through financing globally.
May 8, 2014 | Company leads industry in sales of upgradeable, maintenance-free, easy-to-install solar in developing world.
March 24, 2014 | Schwab Foundation award highlights global impact and innovation of social enterprises.
February 25, 2014 | Growth financing led by DFJ and Omidyar Network, including participation from all existing investors.
October 1, 2013 | Former CFO of Tapjoy joins executive team to accelerate growth.
d.light Launches Next Generation of Longer-Lasting, Maintenance-Free Solar Lanterns for Off-Grid Households
January 24, 2013 | d.light Launches Next Generation of Longer-Lasting, Maintenance-Free Solar
d.light Wins $1.5M Zayed Future Energy Prize
Jane 15, 2013 | Prestigious Prize is World’s Largest Annual Award in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Sector.
November 12, 2012 | Social Enterprise Improving Lives of BOP Households in Over 40 Countries Worldwide.
May 18, 2011 | Under USD8 Product will Promote Educational Aspirations for Millions.
April 26, 2011 | Distribution Partners Provide Solar Lighting to 7,000 Off-Grid Households.
March 31, 2011 | Social Enterprise Accelerating Effort to Reach 1.6 Billion without Electricity.
January 1, 2011 | Solar-Powered Lanterns and Mobile Chargers Now Available in all Total Stations.