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Latest M-KOPA Solar 'Solar Home System' launched

The MK6000 has just launched for M-KOPA Solar. The larger, more powerful control unit can power either a 32'' TV and accessories set (2 lamps, 2 strip lights, radio and torch) or a 100 litre fridge and lighting.

Oliver completes the Mongol rally!

Oliver took a short sabbatical over the summer to compete in the Mogol Rally dubbed 'Motoring stupidity on a global level'. Oliver and 2 friends drove from London to Ulan-Ude in Russia in a 1 litre Nissan Micra covering over 10,000 miles in the process. Their exploits raised funds for their chosen charities Cool Earth and Macmillan Cancer Support. Congratulations on making it to the end!

100,000th subscriber in Uganda for M-KOPA

Haddijah Nakintu, a business woman form Mpelerwe is the 100,000th subscriber in Uganda meaning that there are now over 630,000 homes connected to M-KOPA across Africa. Haddijah says, ''M-KOPA is a great invention. It will address the unreliable power supply in my area, help me save power money and even earn more money in the shop. Showing the TV will bring in more customers and my family can also relax here with me when we're open late.''

Clinical Trial for HeadsUp

Mologic Ltd, a developer of powerful, personalised diagnostics to improve the lives of patients, has commenced a clinical trial to evaluate it's urine-based diagnostic, HeadsUp, in monitoring pulmonary exacerbation in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The study aims to identify five urinary biomarkers associated with the onset of pulmonary exacerbation in adults with CF. It will also validate the use of the novel point-of-care (POC) test for patient's self monitoring of their condition.