Media

January 30, 2012

Read the full article (in Italian) "Africa, dove l’energia solare conviene di più del petrolio"

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: "In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels"

January 27, 2012

"...One thing that sets Eight19 apart is that after a customer has covered the cost of the device—typically in about 18 months—he or she can trade up for a bigger one with a larger solar panel, a bigger battery, and more lights, and the capacity to power a small radio."

Read the full article by Kevin Bullis, "In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels"

January 27, 2012 

"Organische Photovoltaik: Eight19 eröffnet Fertigungsanlage mit Rollenvordruck"

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January 25, 2012

"The Big Deal: Solar energy shines on the markets"

"...Deals are springing up around the continent. Cambridge-based Eight19, specialising in cheap, hardy printed solar film, used in powering mobile phones and lighting, is raising £5m to invest across Europe, as well as India and Africa."

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RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS: "WFES: Fund launched to accelerate solar in East Africa"

January 25, 2012

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FAST COMPANY: "A New Service For Africa Gets Rid Of Pain At The Panel"

January 24, 2012

"...Much of Africa is lit and powered by polluting and unhealthy kerosene. But plans to leapfrog the continent to renewables often come up against the lack of funds to purchase panels. But Eight19 has a model to get solar power into African hands."

Read the full article by Ben Schiller, "A New Service For Africa Gets Rid Of Pain At The Panel"

January 24, 2012

The Economist features Eight19's "novel way" of getting around the high upfront cost of solar.

"...The scheme has so far been tried out among a couple of hundred Kenyan families. With the aid of a charitable loan to accelerate its roll-out, Eight19 is planning to disperse 4,000 solar units in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia over the next two months. If the idea works, solar power will have a whole, new set of customers and the days of the paraffin lamp may be numbered."

Read the full article by James Astill, "Starting from Scratch"

WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT DAILY NEWSPAPER

January 23, 2012

"Eight19, SolarAid Kickstart 'Kickstart'"

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SOLARSERVER: "OPV production: Eight19 launches roll-to-roll printing at Cambridge HQ"

23 January, 2012

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