In Mali, a village self-funds their grid, Africa Greentec installs solar and SteamaCo brings the tech.
Africa GreenTec, a German start-up, is pioneering the renewable sector in Mali through the distribution of their unique Solartainers. With the entire kit packing into, and folding out of, a 40-foot container that can mount on the back of a truck, one Solartainer includes a 50 kWp photovoltaic installation and a 60 kWh battery storage system, providing and storing electricity for 4,000 people.
This year marks our third birthday at the Manchester Science Park (MSP), located in the noteworthy city of Manchester, known as The Rainy City (can’t think why) and we could not have asked for a more perfect base for our growing company. MSP provides support for fast-growing technology companies like us; specialist environments for growth and learning; and a fascinating community of businesses.
Rensource is a distributed energy company on a mission to electrify Nigeria. This case study shows the negative effects of “bad-grid” - urban grid-connected areas with regular power outages - and how Rensource and SteamaCo are working to change Nigeria’s energy infrastructure for the better, connecting thousands of businesses across Nigeria's urban centres to solar power.