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Nigeria is pioneering a new solar electricity service, the first in the world of its kind. The Y’ello Box, a solar electricity system which provides electricity 24 hours a day, allows families and business owners to harness the power of the sun cheaply and efficiently.

Nigeria pilots pay as you go solar powerDesigned and operated by Lumos Mobile Electricity Service, the Y’ello Box allows people to pay for solar energy using their MTN mobile phone. Lumos provides the Y’ello Box to the areas in which there are subscribers, and people can purchase their electricity on a pay-as-you-go basis.

The Y’ello Box is already powering the lives and businesses of more than one hundred thousand Nigerians. Lumos has committed $80M to deployment in Nigeria, half of which has already been invested, and has ambitious plans to grow and provide power to one million Nigerians by the end of 2017. Working in partnership with MTN and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation of the US Government, Lumos has electrified homes, clinics, schools and businesses across Nigeria, allowing people to run fans, charge phones, watch TVs and light rooms.

According to Yuri Tsitrinbaum, CEO of the Lumos Mobile Electricity Service, the Y’ello Box has proved itself to be the most reliable and affordable service on the market, with customers delighted at the switch from traditional fuel.

“People don’t have access to the power they need. Fuel is very expensive and other services are unreliable. The Y’ello Box saves customers money all while providing better and more reliable electricity. As Nigeria modernises, our demand for power increases. It’s time we did more to harness the power of the sun. That is why the Y’ello Box is changing so many lives. It is affordable, it is reliable and paying by mobile phone makes it easy,” Tsitrinbaum says.

“Lumos is growing rapidly across Nigeria, as we invest more money, create business opportunities for Nigerians and employ more and more people. Equally important is the fact that the service is improving the everyday operations of community centers like schools, health clinics and religious institutions.”

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