Leading solar crowdsourcing firm Mosaic is the latest entrant into clean energy’s next big market: off-grid applications. Thanks to a grand prize of $1 million from Verizon Powerful Answers, Mosaic will develop a mobile app, and expand loan products to emerging markets in Africa, Brazil, India and Asia. With Machine to Machine (M2M) technology poised to unlock clean energy for hundreds of millions of people around the world, the move couldn’t be more timely. Making solar accessible to anyone is a key part of Mosaic’s mission.
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