Trend Solar has launched a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) package for its off-grid solar power solutions for homes in Tanzania. The new PAYG solar home kit comes packaged alongside a 4G smartphone. This package offers users living off-grid two solutions; a smartphone to connect to the internet and solar power at affordable prices.
Trend Solar is a social enterprise founded in 2015, which designs, manufactures, distributes, and now finances a wide range of solar power systems. Some of its solar power solutions include a 70Wh system tailored to the needs of low-income households to the even smaller package like 32kWh all-in-one battery storage.
The 4G smartphone mentioned above is the TS-X phone, which comes with a 5-inch display. The phone is enough to enable students of the house do their research, a business person in the house to communicate to clients and suppliers and bring family and friends closer. The PAYG package comes with a monthly mobile data allowance for the phone, to enable users to get internet services.
“With Trend Solar, we are solving the ‘digital inclusivity trilemma,’ by providing an affordable smartphone plus mobile data plus home recharging …read more