PRESS RELEASE: Solar provider ecoligo to take over Namene Solar commercial and industrial projects in Ghana
After a years-long partnership, the German climate solution leader will take over Namene Solar’s project business in West Africa.
Accra, Ghana 1st September 2021 – The German company ecoligo, provider of a Solar-as-a-Service solution for companies in emerging countries, will add the commercial and industrial solar projects of Namene Solar West Africa, based in Ghana, to its rapidly growing portfolio of solar projects.
Namene Solar have been active in Ghana since 2015 and during this time have developed and constructed pioneering solar sites in Ghana, including the 400kWp Central University solar system that was realised in partnership with ecoligo.
Namene Solar will focus its West Africa operations on scaling its global solar lights business. The lights division is growing rapidly, with leading NGO’s and high-volume corporate buyers among its customer base, and an innovative climate financing scheme. While Namene Solar West Africa will remain part of the Namene group, focusing on its successful lights business, Namene Solar’s West Africa power division will be acquired by ecoligo.
ecoligo’s acquisition of Namene Solar’s Ghana C&I business comes amid a rapid growth phase for the Berlin based company, including new flagship projects in Africa and Vietnam as well as forthcoming entry into multiple markets. With 3.7 MWp of solar power projects in the country already, ecoligo is thrilled to further grow its business in Ghana in pursuit of its mission to tackle climate change at the source.
Namene Solar Director Jason Wallis said:
“We are delighted to announce that ecoligo will be taking over Namene Solar’s C&I projects division in Ghana, ensuring continuity for our staff and customers whilst we focus Namene Solar’s West African operations towards our market leading small-scale solar lights offering. We are confident in the continued, successful growth of Ghana’s solar market utilizing ecoligo’s expertise and solar-as-a-service model for emerging markets.”
ecoligo CEO Martin Baart said:
“With the effects of climate change growing every day we know the time to act is now. This expansion of our project portfolio in Ghana dramatically increases the amount of CO2 we prevent from entering the atmosphere and positions us to further grow our business in Ghana. Our unique solar-as-a-service business model has helped over 100 businesses seamlessly move to affordable solar power and we’re thrilled to provide the same high level of service and support to our new customers.”
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About Namene Solar:
Namene Solar (www.namenesolar.com @namenesolar) delivers solar power without limit. As a solar company, our purpose is to bring everyone, everywhere access to clean, affordable energy. We do this by connecting people to the sun to power their lives. As solar specialists, we provide solar solutions of all sizes. From our award-winning, portable SM100 solar light, to fully-financed end-to-end solar installations. For the growing number of people choosing to power their homes, lives and businesses with solar energy, Namene Solar enables their transition. For more information please visit: www.namenesolar.com #LightsPowerAction
Combining global reach and local expertise ecoligo is here to save businesses money on their electricity bills and save the planet while doing it. Their fully financed solar-as-a-service solution for businesses in emerging markets, removes the barriers that prevent such projects from being realised. A one-stop-shop for clean, affordable solar energy they handle everything from financing to installation and maintenance so clients can focus on running their business. Our projects support the local economy, save business money and save CO2 from entering the atmosphere, a win-win-win for us all