SteamaCo in the news
SteamaCo have made the Global Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch list for the third year in a row.
SteamaCo, a UK-based company, offers advanced smart metering across Africa and Asia. The company says its cloud-based solution is integral to getting energy to those who don’t have access. Patrick Kingsland asks CEO and co-founder Harrison Leaf about how the technology works.
Young Sustainability Executive of the Year
Emily Moder, SteamaCo
In another highly impressive category, Emily Moder was highlighted by the judges for the impact she has had as COO of smart metering specialist SteamaCo and her commitment to bringing clean, affordable, and transformational utility services to off-grid communities across the developing world.
Manchester has celebrated the best of its young business talent at a glamorous awards ceremony.
Accountant of the Year: Tom Parkinson, SteamaCo
21 Dec 2017 MANCHESTER, UK — SteamaCo, a market leading technology company focused on enabling energy access in frontier markets, today announced its $2.9 million Series A equity financing. The investment supports the company to further develop its universal smart meter platform for utility customers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Shell led the investment round, with participation from existing investors: GReeN investor group and Ashden Trust.
SteamaCo make the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 One to Watch list 2017.
Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) announced today the opening of Mi-IDEA, a post-accelerator based in Manchester. It aims to help tech startups flourish and encourage innovation between businesses, academia and the government.
In Kenya, businesses are looking to broaden access to energy by fusing micro grid technology with the significant uptake of mobile phone payment systems.
Another company with abundant potential is Kenya's SteamaCo, which is applying smart technology to the challenge of rural electrification through the creation of microgrids, offering a low-cost solution for unconnected households. With just 19% of Kenyans connected to the grid the potential market is vast.
An electricity grid for the whole village. How it works: Micro-grids are nothing new. The new part is that Steamaco's technology automates the regulation of electricity.