Global Solar Private Limited

General information

Country

Zimbabwe

Business partnership

Partnership with Finnish company

Industry

Energy

Interested in this company

Elizabeth Okunda

Regional Coordinator – Africa

+254 (0)714 865 803

Other company information

Certifications/quality standards

Certificates of The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on LED bulbs

Year of registeration

2018

Number of employees

10-49

Annual turnover

0.5-2 million €

Annual balance sheet total

0.5-2 million €

Already engaged in international business

Yes

Percentage of international business

10 to 49%

Cooperation proposal

The company specialized in manufacturing LED bulbs, and the supply, installation and maintenance of solar energy systems mainly for off-grid applications. They are searching for Finnish partners for joint venture activity related to the expansion of the existing manufacturing of LED bulbs as well as renewable energy projects in Zimbabwe and neighboring African countries.

Renewable energy projects would include manufacturing and distribution targeting mainly low-income, rural and marginalized communities focusing on solar home systems, mini grids, and commercial solar plants.

The company is also looking for partners willing to pilot wind energy in Zimbabwe.

Offering

The company’s mission is to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life for people throughout sub-Saharan Africa via the promotion of affordable technology powered by renewable energy for people not served by or unable to afford grid electricity.

Markets and customers

The customers so far have been mainly in Zimbabwe, in both the private and public sector. The have also worked on projects in Zambia.