Smart Villages

Smart Villages Research Group (SVRG) has been active in energy access and rural development since 2012, including large-scale global research and engagement to establish the most effective business models, technologies and community engagement models for sustainable energy access which generates […]


International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

IITA, winner of the 2018 Africa FOOD Prize Award, generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Through our membership of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), IITA has […]


TFE Africa (Pty) Ltd

TFE is a not your usual consultancy, we are small, dynamic, based in Africa and fully staffed by Africans. Our story starts at the coal face of energy access, delivering some of the pioneering and award winning mini-grids in Kenya […]


Solar Cooling Engineering – SelfChill

Solar Cooling Engineering GmbH (SCE) is a spin-off company of the Institute of Agricultural Engineering of the University of Hohenheim in Germany. Its mission is to raise awareness on the use of solar energy for refrigeration with focus on low […]


On.Capital

On Capital is a Paris-based advisory, fundraising, and investment company, founded to unleash capital, talent and innovation in frontier markets. On.Capital specialises in smart infrastructure for all (energy, water, connectivity, mobility, waste, housing and construction) and responsible commodities for impact […]


Voltaview

The start-up company Voltaview GmbH was founded in spring 2022 with the aim of developing modular mini-grid kiosks and setting them up in developing countries in order to give everyone affordable access to clean drinking water and electricity. The Voltaview […]


EMPO-NI Off-grid Solutions

EMPO-NI off-grid solutions was founded in 2008 in Düsseldorf and is specialized in the development construction and production of Solar Direct Drives and battery charge controllers for off-grid applications. Our experienced engineering team having great expertise in software engineering, analog […]


GadgetroniX

GadgetroniX.net was founded in 2014 by Hasnain Sajan, focusing in Energy, Security and Internet Services. In 2016, developed a new and now successful division BLINK, specifically focusing in supplying Internet Services across Tanzania. Working with a team of highly competent […]


Sagemcom

Sagemcom is a manufacturer in the forefront of innovation and a leading EPC and O&M contractor, offering smart infrastructure solutions for the electrification of populations in developing countries and the greening of existing power grids. Our end-to-end modular electrification offer […]


Persistent Energy

Founded in 2012, Persistent is Africa’s Climate Venture Builder. We are leading experts and pioneer investors in the off-grid solar energy and e-mobility sectors on the continent, with 20 early-stage investments in pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar distributors, commercial and industrial solar […]