“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

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 commissions the first grid-tied solar school project in Botswana

Under the theme “Go Solar, Save the environment” African Sun Energy Botswana commissioned Regent Hill International School’s Block 9, Gaborone campus as the first solar school in Botswana. The event that took place on the 24th of June was graced by many dignitaries including the United States of America Ambassador, Honourable Craig Cloud. The 40 […]

ASE scope out Palapye- based industrial project.

Daiyaan Mahomed and Amos Chenamani, our lead engineers, installed data loggers ahead of another off-grid hybrid system that will be put in sometime in the next few months. The data loggers installed are state-of-the-art data collection devices that will gather all the information we need to run various simulations over a 12 month period. The […]

ASE provides Marketing and PR support for the SwanaSmartStore webinar.

African Sun Energy Communications and Marketing Officer, Theo Ofetotse, supported the SwanaSmartStore “Digital iNdaba” Webinar by offering communications services for the event. The SwanaSmartStore, a consortium comprising of Kingston University, Ulster University, EmPowered FinTech as well as OneSun Zimbabwe and SolaForm, received 250,000 Pound funding from the UK Government agency, Innovate UK. The project is […]

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 […]