August 2016: io™ Solar Shortlisted for Siemens-Stiftung “Empowering People” Award!

  Last year we submitted the io™ system to the Siemens-Stiftung “Empowering People” award, along with another 880 entries. We’ve just heard that we’ve been short-listed along with another 22 entries! The shortlisting carries a cash prize of €5,000, plus a 3-day workshop in Berlin – ahead of the final prize-giving ceremony in October. The Read More …

June 2016: Lighting Global Approval Secured

The io Battery 100 set has now been certified in accordance with IEC62257-9-5 and received the Lighting Global stamp-of-approval. The Lighting Global website now features this product which will make it more appealing to commercial and charitable distributors alike! The io Starter Set does not have a native battery inside the block and in therefore Read More …

July 2015: First units sold

On 20th July 2015 the first commercial batch of ioSolar products arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The products were carefully manufactured and assembled by our team in South China and arrived in great condition ready for the first commercial run after our successful crowdfunding round in 2014. The plan was to prove technological performance Read More …