Funding from Atlanta sought to scale beyond first field in Rwanda

Courtesy: Energiya Global

Jerusalem-based Energiya Global has built the first commercial-scale solar field in Rwanda with backing from the U.S. government. 


BitPay Expands European Headquarters

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Smartphone Innovators Looking for 'Rebels' to Join Their Cause

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Finnish Firm to Bring 50 Jobs to Thomasville

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