Mobisol and SunTranfer Tech have teamed up together. Both companies have come together to increase energy access in Ethiopia through PAYG Solar by taking advantage of the“13 Months of Sunshine.”
SunTransfer Tech is the principal distributor of solar services in Ethiopia while Mobisol is a German company that provides decentralized solar solutions. Both companies are teaming up to be able to provide Ethiopians with large and high technology Solar Home Systems to support the aim of the Government to provide universal energy access before 2025.
The partnership between Mobisol and SunTech will see the solar products of PAYG (Pay-As-You-Go) become integrated with the SolarHub Software Suit of Mobisol and introduced into the market. This software suite will be useful in the areas of maintenance servicing as well as customer relationship management. Offering productive solar solutions that are beyond lighting, Mobisol is concerned with the development and distribution of large solar systems to power different energy efficient electronic appliances for the household as well as small businesses. These services present great opportunities for Ethiopia customers. They can provide electricity for their houses and run energy-based microenterprises which include, phone charging stations, solar-powered cinemas and illuminate bigger workshops.
One of the partners – SunTransfer Tech is Ethiopia’s leading solar distributor. The company’s contribution to the partnership includes an already existing and expanding network of various Solar-Centers with each controlled by professionally trained personnel operating as solar technicians. The experience SunTech has in the Ethiopia market and deep understanding of characteristics and response of the locals places them in a position that they can quickly achieve major breakthrough in sales, distributions as well as comprehensive after-sales structures.
Mobisol and SunTransfer Tech aim to support the government’s National Electrification program which was announced officially on 27 November 2017. The main aim of the programme is to provide citizens with affordable electricity by 2025. The programme also foresees the source of electricity of about 35% of the population to be off-grid energy. This means that about 5.4 million homes with be powered with solar home systems.
The Partnerhip & Expansion Manager of Mobisol, Fasil Eyassu, said: “We are very delighted to partner with a company like SunTransfer Tech to go into one of the largest markets for Solar Home Systems in the East Africa region, offering cutting edge software and hardware solutions that was designed in Germany. We will do our best to provide reliable, sustainable and affordable energy to thousands of households and businesses in Ethiopia.