Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?
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. Why? With no electricity, Abena could not keep her products cold. Her customers, villagers and workers in the small cocoa farming community of Katapie, in Ghana’s Ashanti Region, wanted [...]
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 [...]
Black Star Energy Ltd. Is a Ghanaian company that provides solar powered electricity to rural off grid communities and commercial businesses throughout Ghana. Black Star Energy Ltd. Is a subsidiary of Energicity Corp a US based company dedicated to ending the energy access crisis globally by developing building and operating sustainable energy solutions. Energicity Corp [...]
Black Star Energy Ltd. provides affordable, sustainable electricity to the 125 residents of Affulkrom for the first time in their lives. 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 [...]