Sustainable Energy Botswana commissions the first solar-powered manufacturing company in Francistown, Botswana
For Immediate Release 12 August 2022 Sustainable Energy Botswana, a branch of African Sun Energy located in Botswana, is privileged to invite representatives of the media to the commissioning of the first solar-powered manufacturing company in Francistown, UV Botswana, on 15th August 2022. UV Botswana is a 100% citizen-owned global export-driven manufacturing business established in […]
World Youth Skills Day: Upskilling Youth for a Sustainable Future
Today we join the globe in celebrating world youth skills day. There is no better time to gain new skills than when you are young and starting your career. Sustainable Energy Botswana (SEB) believes skills are a gateway to better opportunities and they are key in addressing present and future global challenges. SEB continues to […]
Sustainable Energy Botswana in partnership with Standard Chartered bank launched its first-ever solar-powered branch in Main Mall, Gaborone.
In a bid to reduce the bank branch’s consumption from the national grid to 20% of its daily requirement and show support for the government’s implementation of the Paris Agreement Standard Chartered Bank launched its state-of-the-art solar power system for its Main Mall Branch in Gaborone in partnership with Sustainable Energy Botswana
“To any girls thinking about a #STEM career – the world is your oyster.”
Dr. Eng Ofetotse discusses how she got into science and how her research could help provide people in Botswana with access to reliable energy through an AI-powered solar backup system. Read more here https://theconversation.com/we-created-the-first-ai-powered-solar-electricity-backup-system-for-houses-in-sub-saharan-africa-175393
The University of Glasgow features the Blantyre Blantyre Research Facility
African Sun Energy’s Malawi project was featured in a recent article where the University of Glasgow Dean of Global Engagement (Africa & Middle East) Professor Paul Garside was applauded for being awarded a prestigious Scottish Funding Council.
African Sun Energy Botswana fulfills its mandate to diversify the Solar industry
Following a partnership with the Blantyre Blantyre Research Facility African Sun Energy Botswana recently employed its first female solar engineer and Business Development Manager in Malawi. The 24-year-old Malawi local holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Renewable Energy Systems from Mzuzu University, Malawi. Her passion for renewable energy started in 2015 when her community started experiencing […]
ASE Engineering Team installs specialist data analysis equipment.
The ASE Engineering Team installed top-class data analysis equipemnt for two industrial clients in Botswana in preparation for proposals for the new BPC C&I rooftop solar program. This program will commission 8Mw of rooftop solar in 2021. Successful clients are expected to sign a 15 year Power Purchase Agreement to export their surplus production to […]
African Sun Energy completes rooftop installation for Zimbabwe-based bank.
The ASE Lead Engineers have successfully installed a roof mounted grid-tied project to provide secure, clean and affordable solar energy to one of the major banks in Harare. Amos Chenamani, Daiyaan Mahomed and Brian Kambasha worked together to ensure that the project, the first of its kind, is up and running to guarantee sufficient solar […]
Scottish Funding Council awards African Sun Energy the Global Challenges Research Fund Award.
African Sun Energy has become part of a historical, trailblazing solar power project in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, Scotland and the College of Medicine located in the University of Malawi. The solar power project, aims to provide clean energy solutions to the Blantyre Blantyre Research Facility while also ensuring that the health facility […]
African Sun Energy goes on benchmarking trip to Mokubilo Farms.
This week, the ASE Team visited the Mokubilo Farm project with the residents of Jamataka village to demonstrate solar energy use in the farm. The long-term plan that African Sun Energy has is to establish a similar solar PV system that will enable the community of Jamataka to pump water for use in their community […]