ecoligo provides a fully financed solar-as-a-service solution for businesses in emerging markets. With a complete digital platform for financing and delivering solar projects, ecoligo removes the barriers that prevent such projects from being realised. Supplying businesses with affordable electricity enables them to grow and boost the local economy. The solar projects are financed through the crowdinvesting platform www.ecoligo.investments, offering fixed and attractive returns to private investors. ecoligo was responsible for the coordination and implementation of this project and is the project owner and operator.
Technolectric Ltd. provides solar power systems and other energy services for commercial and industrial customers in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Since 2012, the company offers on- and off-grid solar systems, providing customers with an environmentally friendly solution to reduce their electricity costs. As general contractor for the project, Technolectric is responsible for technical planning, implementation and local maintenance of the solar system.
Rift Valley Roses Ltd. is a family business established in 2011 by two brothers, Gordon and Stuart Millar. Rift Valley Roses prides itself on evolving and responding to market changes in the rose industry and moving in line with technology. The farm is located on the shoulder of Kenya’s Aberdare Mountain range at an altitude of 2,250 meters, with views overlooking the Great Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha.
dena is Germany’s centre of expertise for energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and intelligent energy systems. As Agency for Applied Energy Transition, dena helps achieving energy and climate policy objectives by developing solutions and putting them into practice, both nationally and internationally. In order to do this, dena brings partners from politics and business together, across sectors. dena’s shareholders are the Federal Republic of Germany and the KfW Group.
The transfer of energy expertise, the promotion of foreign trade and the facilitation of international development cooperation are part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative, which is coordinated and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The initiative offers networking and business opportunities in Germany and abroad, it showcases reference projects and facilitates capacity building.
The dena RES Programme was developed by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency. This programme, supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy within the German Energy Solutions Initiative, helps German renewable energy companies enter new markets. Within the framework of the programme, reference and demonstration projects are installed in cooperation with prestigious institutions. The installation is accompanied by comprehensive PR, marketing and training programmes. These projects showcase high-quality German renewable energy technology and help participating companies gain a foothold in new markets.