Okra has developed a first of its kind smart DC microgrid technology that enables energy utilities to get electricity out to remote off-grid rural communities at a fraction of the cost versus existing solutions.
Okra’s mission is to provide affordable and reliable energy access to a billion people living off-grid. The company started with a vision of using technology to create opportunity. Energy access is viewed by Okra as the foundation for delivering multiple off-grid services such as access to market places and finance.
Since 2017, the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) challenge fund has been challenging the private sector to develop products, services and business models that can… read more