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Akon Lighting America

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Akon Lighting America is a leading developer of clean energy projects across the globe. With a large development and construction pipeline of solar projects in Africa and the US, ALA continues to pursue clean energy assets for our portfolio. Headquartered in Sanford, NC, Akon Lighting America is the largest “minority owned” clean energy company in the US. Co-Founders Akon Thiam and Brandon Martin had visions that aligned – “To empower the people through energy independence.” Akon Lighting, together with its affiliates also provide clean energy to low-income housing and poverty stricken areas throughout Africa and the inner cities of the US, allowing this population the same access to clean energy as so many others have been given across the world.

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