Tuesday 12th April 2022 – Bboxx Kenya, a next-generation utility, has launched Flexx by Bboxx, a new brand in the Kenyan market, to provide affordable, reliable, and flexible clean energy solutions to Kenyans in off-grid areas. Flexx by Bboxx will bring new and reliable products to market, getting hundreds of thousands more people onto the energy ladder in Kenya.
Bboxx Solar which provides pay-as-you-go solar home system services to over 500,000 Kenyans through Having delivered clean energy solutions to over 100,000 Kenyan families, the company has announced plans to invest more in technology and green energy to eradicate the global warming effects.
As part of the launch, Bboxx announced two new products that will add value to their existing roster of clean energy, clean cooking, mobile technology, and accessible financial solutions:
This is an affordable ‘plug and plays’ portable solar lantern, designed for rural customers and those who are mobile. The product is also capable of charging mobile phones. Flexx10 is an upfront cash sales product.
This is a Pay-As-You-Go token-based multi-light solar system, designed for rural customers at the bottom of the energy pyramid, with a demand for lighting applications and mobile phone charging. The system comes with dimmable LED light bulbs, which allow customers to have more control over their energy usage.
The two new products are designed to minimise lifetime costs and include features that reduce maintenance and service requirements. The products will have a significant impact on the lives of those they support, be that allowing a child to study at home, allowing a vendor to continue trading after dark, or allowing remote communities to stay connected by charging their devices.
Mansoor Hamayun, CEO and Co-Founder of Bboxx, said they are happy to offer variety to the consumers. “We are passionate about our mission to address the major global problem of energy poverty. Through the launch of Flexx by Bboxx, the company will serve a wider array of customers. The scale of the issue is vast, with approximately 3 million Kenyans living without access to energy. We are therefore delighted to be expanding our product offering to include even more flexible and affordable solutions for customers struggling to get onto the energy ladder. We are confident that Flexx by Bboxx will significantly aid us in transforming the lives of millions in Kenya, powering the energy needs of individuals, families, emerging businesses, and wider communities. The launch of Flexx by Bboxx is central to Bboxx’s mission to solve energy poverty, in line with UN SDG7 – clean energy for all.” Jeff Vanden Berghe, Managing Director of Bboxx Kenya added: “Energy is the key to unlocking inclusive and sustainable economic development of every county in Kenya and we are looking forward to seeing the positive impact Flexx by Bboxx will have on this new pool of customers. Many Bboxx products are aimed at the top 25% of rural communities. The introduction of Flexx by Bboxx will enable Bboxx to serve members of the rural population we have not reached previously, unlocking even more potential, and getting more people onto the energy ladder.”
About Bboxx Kenya
Bboxx is a next-generation utility, transforming lives and unlocking potential through access to energy. Bboxx manufactures, distributes, and finances decentralized solar-powered systems in developing countries.
Through affordable, reliable, and clean utility provision, Bboxx is bringing people into the digital economy, creating new markets, and enabling economic development in off-grid communities and those living without a reliable grid connection.
Bboxx has over 350 staff across Kenya with over 53 shops spread out across the country.
You can find further information about Bboxx on its website at – https://www.bboxx.co.ke