Remote energy project Kingo wins Product Design Grand Prix at Cannes

Project with Ogilvy installs solar panels and batteries in rural homes

Published On
Jun 21, 2018

Editor's Pick

Kingo, a pioneer in decentralized clean energy services for off-grid communities that's backed by actor Leonardo DiCaprio, was the Grand Prix winner at Cannes in Product Design.

The project, via Ogilvy Colombia and Ogilvy Guatemala, installs solar panels and batteries in rural homes at no cost, and people can visit a local store to have it activated when they need it.

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Jun 21, 2018
Agency :
Ogilvy Colombia/Ogilvy Guatemala
Brand :
Creative Vice President :
Juan Pablo Álvarez
Creative Vice President :
Ramiro Eduardo
Chief Executive Offier :
Mauricio Wurmser
Chief Executive Offier :
Mauricio Barriga
Chief Creative Officer :
John Raul Forero
PR :
Powell Communications

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