SustainSolar’s 40 kWp was successfully commissioned as the country’s first interconnected mini-grid in Kiwumu (Uganda)

In 2020, a coalition of energy companies launched an integrated clean energy pilot to test new ways of accelerating energy access, stimulating customer demand and improving grid performance in Uganda. The coalition known as Utilities 2.0 and led by PowerforAll named the pilot program “Twaake” ( “Let’s light” in Luganda). The project was funded by…

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SustainSolar joins forces with Siemens to support South Africa’s Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East London in the fight against Covid-19

Mid-February this year, SustainSolar expanded its footprint electrifying health services by adding yet another hospital project to its portfolio, this time in its home country of South Africa – a first for the company. SustainSolar delivers a solar PV and battery back-up solution to a joint initiative to build a modular treatment facility at the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in…

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SustainSolar’s innovative asset leasing construction finance tools will help developers build scalable mini-grid portfolios.

Committed to the pursuit of universal energy access in Africa, SustainSolar has joined the competitive European Programme GET.invest, an energy finance “accelerator” now supporting development of our innovative asset leasing and construction finance tools for mini-grid developers. Inspired by similar asset-based financing models used in mature industries such as construction and mining, our new finance…

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A successful installation of SustainSolar’s first two units for mini-grid operator OnePower in Lesotho

Power Africa, a U.S Government-led initiative, awarded $2.6m worth of grants across 9 countries, to electrify 300 primary healthcare facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Containerised solar system supplier SustainSolar has won the contract to supply seven containerised solar mini-grids to provide electricity to several clinics in Lesotho. The installations were ordered by the mini-grid developer OnePower,…

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