Lydetco Solar is engaged in the design, supply and installation of both solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems and manufactures solar cookers trade named "Jember". The solar business represents 80-90% of Lydetco's revenues.

During the past 20 years, we executed various solar projects such as 60 KWp water pumping system for UNHCR at Doloado refugee camp and a 6,000 litre thermal heating for Bethzata hospital in A.A. We have been supplying BP Solar, Greenlight Planet, Sundaya Lanterns. We have supplied more than 10,000 lanterns and home systems to date. We have designed, supplied and installed hundreds of solar PV systems throughout Ethiopia and an 8 KVA system in South Sudan.

We currently represent and partner with Phaesun GmbH and Victron Energy.

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Type of organisation

  • Small or Medium Enterprise

Rural electrification expertise

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturer
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Product Sales

Off-grid system used

RE-technology used

  • Battery / Energy Storage
  • Inverters / Power Components
  • Solar PV

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Dereje Walelign MERA
Managing Director