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About hiLyte

The Challenge

More than 1.2 billion  people lack access to electricity. Most of these people live in developing countries and have limited resources. This not only makes it difficult to see at night but also restrains the possibilty of development.


of income spent on energy

kg of CO2 emitted per year per kerosene lamp


of people without grid access in the world


Power every home through clean energy technology.

Our Solution

We at hiLyte have developed the hiLyte cube which brings electricity and light to communities in rural Tanzania in a clean and affordable manner. Our solutioina allow end-users to light up their houses and recharge their phones.

We focus on being user-centric. With regular field tests, we are continually improving our solutions to fit the lifestyle and requirements of our clients and end-users. To have constant interaction with our customers, we have formed a local team where we have provided jobs and trained Tanzanians.

Overall, our solutions are designed to bring clean and affordable electricity to rural communities, empowering its people.

" Now I can go feed my cows and charge my phone at the same time, it saves me 3 hours per day! "

– Masai, Mwajanga | Shepherd

" When I bring coal to town, the trip is long and with hiLyte, I can keep my phone charged during the whole trip. "

– Elias, Mwajanga | Taxi-motorist

"I take hiLyte every 2 days to get light in the evening, it is great!"

– Zachariah, Narakauo

"These lamps help us a lot, don't ever think of taking them out!"

– Nengai, Terat

" Hyenas do not come eat our goats since we use hiLyte to scare them in the night."

– Joshua, Terat

Partners & Supporters



hiLyte – Microcity SA

Rue de la Pierre-à-Mazel 39

CH- 2000 Neuchâtel

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