Solar off-grids developer Nuru secures US$1.2m from Proparco to expand in DRC

DRC – Nuru, a developer of hybrid solar off-grids, has just obtained €1 million (US$1.2m) from Proparco, the subsidiary of the French Development Agency (AFD) group responsible for financing the private sector, to deploy its off-grid solutions in several provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The company aims to electrify 5 million people by 2024 in the DR Congolese provinces of North Kivu, Maniema, Ituri, Haute Uélé and Kasaï. Nuru has already commissioned a 1.33 MW hybrid solar power plant, one of the largest off-grid power generation facilities…

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