Power Leone Productive Use of Energy
In October, PUE team delivered 9 freezers to customers in Moyamba Junction, Sierra Leone, under The “SHE” Project in partnership with CARE (SL) and The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP).
October 31, 2022
Energicity Corp (Energicity) commissioned its first 2 mini grids in Benin in October 2022, bringing electricity to over 3000 people and small businesses.
October 1, 2022
Energicity Raises Seed Funding to Expand Efforts to Power West Africa With Off-Grid, Clean Energy Solutions for All
FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – June 23, 2020 – Energicity Corp, the developer and operator of microgrid utilities in West Africa, announced today that it has closed on a $3.25M seed investment, led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF). This round of funding follows an earlier investment by Treehouse Investments, which closed in November 2016.
Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?
Via Techcrunch, June 2020
Solar Mini-Grids Boost Women Entrepreneurship and Increase Their Income By Up To 11 Times
November 30, 2018 -Abena Apam had a problem. Business was down. Sales were slow. No one, it seemed, wanted to buy her soft drinks, bottled water, or other goods.
Press Release: Energicity’s Ghanaian Subsidiary Black Star Energy Ltd. Wins Award At 2nd EDF Pulse Africa competition
November 27, 2018 – On the 23rd of November 2018, a prize-giving ceremony was held in Paris to reward the four winners of the second EDF Pulse Africa competition, the purpose of which is to identify and support African innovators committed to growing the continent’s energy sector. Having attracted 4 times more entries than last year, EDF Pulse Africa has confirmed the momentum of African start-ups and their interest in EDF’s support.
The Race to Solar-Power Africa | The New Yorker
June 26, 2017
Press Release: Energicity’s Ghanaian Subsidiary Black Star Energy Ltd. Provides Electricity to Cocoa Farming Community in Rural Ghana through Ghana’s First Licensed Solar Powered Mini-Grid
November 4, 2015 – 1.3 billion people do not have access to grid-powered electricity and an additional 700 million do not have reliable electricity to support their daily lives. The people of Affulkrom are no longer amongst this 2 billion.