Bboxx Kenya, a next-generation utility company on Thursday held an event at their office in Ruiru to award Mr Ronald Injiri Akolo as an overall best sales agent across the Country.

Those who attended the event included Managing director Mr Jeff Vanden Berghe, Human resource manager Vincent Chege Macharia and other company officials.

The company has been extending its services to all Counties across the Country serving to nearly 500,000 Kenyans. Two months ago, Bbox company inked a KES 1.6 billion (c. USD 15 million) loan provided by SBM Bank Kenya, to provide access to clean, reliable, and affordable energy.

Managing Director Bboxx Kenya Mr Jeff Vanden Berghe during the event said the company has a mission aimed at bridging the global energy gap and achieving Social Development Goal 7 (SDG7)– clean solar energy for all Kenyans.

He said that the company products are specified to extremely high standards and are designed to last for years while the customer care department is trained to cater and respond to the emerging needs.

“We are providing affordable, reliable, and clean electricity and other utility services to millions of Kenyans who are living without, transforming lives and unlocking the potential of communities, cities, “he said.

He said that Bboxx’s Pay-As-You-Go Solar Home Systems mean access to more affordable solar energy as customers pay for ownership with flexible payment plans agreed upon.

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“We are working alongside governments and world-class international partners to help to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in the next decade, with energy access catalyzing enabling economic development of communities and making progress on a range of the global goals,” Mr Jeff Vanden Berghe said.

He expressed the company’s commitment to serving Kenyans and delivering an unparalleled improvement in the quality of life for rural and urban households.

Mr Ronald Injiri Akolo who was awarded the new motorcycle congratulated the company’s effort in transforming the lives of people on the grassroots level.

He said that the demand for green energy has been on the rise and the government should partner with more investors in improving the lives of Kenyans.

 “I’m very happy today as I receive the award as the best sales agent nationally, Bbox products will not be available in every part of Vihiga County as I will traverse every homestead delivering to the customers, “he said.

Human resource manager Vincent Chege Macharia said the company has received massive acceptance from end-users, given that the solar market remains a large market for the company to deliver quality and affordable solar energy to the people.

He said that the Kenyan market is well oriented to meet with the global standard of solar energy, adding that a lot of potential abounds in the country.

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“Through affordable, reliable, and clean utility provision, Bboxx is bringing people into the digital economy, creating new markets, and enabling economic development in off-grid communities and those living without a reliable grid connection, “he said.


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