• Monday, May 23, 2022

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Entrepreneur Rikki Verma has a vision for success

Rikki Verma with Ugandan finance minister Matia Kasaija, Baroness Verma and Ugandan president Yoweri Musevini

By: Eastern Eye Staff

One of Britain’s rising entrepreneurs has signed a $10 million (£8m) agreement with the Ugandan government to provide its military facilities with off the-grid solar energy infrastructure. The contract marks the inaugural project of Nexus Green, which was founded in 2015 by Rikki Verma to facilitate green energy projects in the developing world. The company has more projects in the pipeline for Uganda, including solar powered water pumps for farmers and “home-kits” that include a small solar panel and LED lightbulbs for those living in remote areas – many of which still use highly-flammable kerosene as their main energy source.…

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