Below is the list of the selected companies under the SESA Call for Entrepreneurs 2022 and the SESA Call for Entrepreneurs 2023.
SESA Call from Entrepreneurs 2023 (Replication)
Cool Lions Energies
📍Abidjan, Côte d‘Ivoire
COOL LION ENERGIES is a specialist in the construction, assembly, and provision of storage infrastructure and refrigerated storage powered by clean energy. The company provides a wide range of solutions in different sectors, in particular agriculture, agri-food, industries and commerce, and has been awarded the best small infrastructure innovation company by the African Union Development Agency.
Dritoven Engineering CC
Dritoven Engineering empowers the future with expert contracting services in electrical, mechanical, and renewable energy solutions, specializing in solar PV installations.
Ohengo Investments CC
Ohengo Investments CC has ventured into the renewable energy industry to contribute to the social and economic upliftment of people living without basic amenities like electricity.
Havenhill Synergy Limited
Havenhill Synergy is a clean-tech off-grid utility company that uses solar energy to generate clean, safe, cost-effective, and sustainable electricity in urban and rural areas.
Powerstove’s exclusive technologies provide cutting-edge Tier-5 cooking solutions to households, ensuring affordability through their pay-as-you-go (pay-go) technology. Paired with their IoT features, it enhances the user experience, elevates service quality, and facilitates precise impact measurement.
EcoGreen Solutions Ltd
EcoGreen Solutions Ltd., a Rwandan-based company led by two young women, pioneers innovative, environmentally friendly cooking solutions. Their focus spans from Tier 3 to Tier 5 certified cook stoves, bolstered by biomass pellet production. Committed to empowering communities and mitigating CO2 emissions, their mission is to revolutionize global cooking practices, targeting diverse markets and offering flexible payment options.
SLS Energy provides affordable and sustainable energy storage solutions using batteries retired from electric vehicles or salvaged from electronic waste in a circular economy model.
📍Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Simusolar provides flexible, affordable financing to support sales and distribution of productive assets to rural smallholder farmers, fishers, and livestock keepers. Their focus lies in designing, selling, installing, and servicing impactful solar-powered equipment packages, directly enhancing productivity in rural areas. Simusolar offerings include solar water pumps, irrigation equipment, fishing lights.
SESA Call from Entrepreneurs 2022 (Validation)
NASTECH POWER SOLUTIONS
📍Kentinkrono, Kumasi, Ghana
Nastech provides affordable, reliable, and durable solar energy solutions to businesses and communities in Ghana and Africa by recycling electronic waste materials to develop a cheaper power alternative that most people can afford, reducing the carbon footprint of energy generation in Ghana.
ECONEXUS VENTURES LIMITED
Econexus Venture Limited endeavors to advance the adoption of clean cooking solutions throughout West Africa, systematically substituting traditional charcoal, firewood, and costly LPG with efficient bio-ethanol gel fuels and stoves.
SMART ENERGY ENTERPRISE (SEE)
📍 Karonga District, Malawi
SEE improves access to solar pump irrigation systems among smallholder farmers in order to alleviate low incomes and food insecurity whilst mitigating climate change related effects in Malawi.
GREEN Solar Academy
📍Johannesburg, South Africa
The GREEN Solar Academy is a South African independent training provider in the field of Photovoltaic, founded by two female renewable energy specialists with the vision to make renewable energy accessible to all Africans and to create Africa’s biggest network of PV installers.