SolarGen Technologies is a leading renewables energy company in East Africa and the largest such firm in Somalia. SolarGen specialises in the design, installation and operations of solar powered pumping systems for drinking water and irrigation, community mini-grids, and PV systems for commercial and industrial uses. SolarGen sets itself apart because it invests in long-term relationships with international suppliers of panels, inverters, batteries, water pumps, and other components, allowing it to propose more affordable options to our clients: International NGOs, commercial clients and households. SolarGen also invests in the training and mentoring of its team of engineers and technicians. A company growing quickly, SolarGen has offices across Somalia (Mogadishu, Garowe, Hargeissa and Kismayo) and in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Type of organisation

  • Corporate Firm
  • Renewable Energy Solution Provider
  • Small or Medium Enterprise
  • Technology Provider

Rural electrification expertise

  • Consultancy
  • Engineering
  • Prepaid metering
  • Product sales
  • Project Developer
  • Project Management
  • Supply and construction
  • Technology Provider
  • Training

Off-grid system used

  • Grid-connected
  • Micro/Mini-grid
  • Stand-alone

RE-technology used

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

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Aidarus Abubakar
Managing Director