Education and development
Solar energy provides people:
- Access to better education
- Clean water
- Improved health care
- Poverty alleviation
Help for self-help
We combine social and financial sustainability:
- We install solar systems in rural areas.
- We provide micro credits.
- We train solar technicians.
- We create sustainable jobs.
April 2016: Ethiopia
10 rural health stations got solar light and solar cooling for medecine. This exiting project was realised together with the Ethiopian NGO EOC, and co-financed by BMZ (Germany).
April 2016: Kenya
Together with our local partner SunTransfer Kenya we provided solar light and medecine cooling for three rural health stations Amonst others this project was fincanced by SEZ (Stiftung Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Baden-Württemberg).
March 2016: Uganda
Start of installation of the first solar-home-systems in our Ugandan solar village Kasozi. Responsible for installation, user training and maintenance is our local partner Anuel Energy (Kampala). In a first step around 100 households get a basic energy supply for light and mobile charging. Also churches, mosque and schools get solar lighting.
March 2016: Germany
Sun-Connect News launched the "Off-Grid Industry Yearbook 2016": An anthology of the most important articles for the off-grid industry, published by Sun-Connect News in 2015. Free download here.
December 2015: Cambodia
The first solar village in Cambodia is completed! 100 households are now using solar energy for light and mobile charging. As a next step we will install solar power for the local health station.
December 2015: Germany
Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy Foundation gets the Enspire Awards from Stadtwerke Konstanz for the concept of solar village in Cambodia.