A unique model
With an average 325 days of sunshine a year, it is clear to SOLEKTRA INT that Africa has an extraordinary capacity to generate solar-powered electricity. SOLEKTRA INT is establishing a program that takes into account the importance of off-grid technologies – a trend that has been gaining ground over the past few years. The importance of this development can be seen in numerous initiatives. These include the International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in 2012, and the Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program launched by the World Bank and African Development Bank in January 2015, which will see over $80 million invested in mini-grid projects across Africa.
Water is also a priority for SOLEKTRA INT. Our strategy rests on the use of biological water filters developed by our partner Vestergaard, which offer an innovative alternative for accessing clean and affordable water. Rather than having to build fires to boil water, people can use these filters in their own homes, allowing them to treat water easily and on a sustainable basis.
Developing a targeted 360° model
SOLEKTRA INT’s objective is to provide Africa with the electric and hydro resources it deserves. To achieve this, we consider the key issues at a very early stage. To obtain more information on our operating model, click here.