Start­up Database

Decen­tral­ized ener­gy sup­ply in Sub-Saha­ran Africa

In this data­base you will find African ener­gy star­tups that meet the fol­low­ing criteria:


  • Head­quar­ters reg­is­tered in Sub-Saha­ran Africa
  • Major­i­ty of shares: African res­i­dents or Non-Africans liv­ing per­ma­nent­ly in Africa
  • Inde­pen­dence: No branch or fran­chise of an inter­na­tion­al company
  • Busi­ness activ­i­ty in one or more coun­tries in Sub-Saha­ran Africa
  • Age of com­pa­ny: max 10 years

Busi­ness sector

Decen­tral­ized renew­able ener­gy, for example:

  • Ener­gy pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion, storage
  • Ener­gy solu­tions for health, edu­ca­tion, water, san­i­ta­tion, con­sump­tion, agri­cul­ture, mobil­i­ty (for example)
  • Financ­ing solutions
  • Mea­sur­ing and con­trol systems
  • Ener­gy-effi­cient prod­ucts and services


The start­up offers an inno­v­a­tive new prod­uct or ser­vice for decen­tral­ized renew­able ener­gy market

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  • Com­pa­ny name and location
  • Year of registration
  • Web­page

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