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Ned Tozun

Co-founded d.light in 2007 and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. d.light has been a pioneer in off-grid solar energy and has impacted 100 million people to date through a wide range of affordable solar products. Has been recognized by BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Social Venture Network, the Asia Society, and the World Economic Forum for innovative leadership.

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Electricity; Sustainable Development; Social Innovation
Cayman Islands
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North America

d.light design

d.light is a pioneer and market-leader in off-grid solar solutions for families without access to reliable electricity. Its product line ranges from $4 solar lanterns to solar home system solutions that are financed with pay-as-you-go technology. d.light has enabled over 80 million people to upgrade from kerosene lamps to d.light solar solutions, primarily in Africa and Asia, offsetting over 20 million tonnes of carbon dioxide and saving customers billions of dollars in energy-related expenses.

d.light is dedicated to creating a brighter future by making clean energy products universally available and affordable and reaching 100 million people by 2020. Today, every 1-2 seconds, somewhere in the world, 24 hours a day, someone new is getting solar from d.light.


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