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D. Light wins prestigious International award

Jul 8, 2010, 1:52 PM

D. Light, manufacturer of solar powered lamps, is named the 2010 Gold Award winner (40,000 pounds) of the prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy (London, UK), says a press release from Silicon Valley Partners.

According to the release, the judges selected D. Light for: Its passion and dedication to the cause of ridding the developing world of health and pollution problems through the design, manufacture and promotion of durable and affordable solar lanterns across the developing world.

The judges were particularly impressed with their highly effective marketing strategy which has put solar lighting within reach of over a million people in 32 countries with significant potential for further expansion.

The Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy were founded in 2007, to encourage the greater use of local sustainable energy to address climate change and alleviate poverty. Since then they have rewarded over 140 winners across the UK and the developing world. The Ashden Award works to showcase and celebrate best practice, encourage the expansion and replication of winners' work, raise awareness of the potential of local sustainable energy, and advocate on their winners' behalf. For further information see www.ashdenawards.org.

D. Light lanterns and solar mobile chargers are available throughout The Gambia at shops from Serrekunda to Basse. On Kairaba Avenuevisit HM Enterprise, SV Electrical, or MP Trading.

visit HM Enterprise, SV Electrical, or MP Trading.

For wholesale contact Silicon Valley Westfied, Kanifing at 3993401.