PARTNERS

Kris Vanehrle, member of the family holding RKW, active in sustainable energy and clean tech by providing seed capital to promising start-ups. Firm believer in  the transition to local decentralized energy production in Africa as the driving force to empower local communities.

For KIC InnoEnergy, RVE.SOL is the embodiment of the triple bottom line, thus representing a huge opportunity for impact – financial, environmental and social.

www.kic-innoenergy.com

Joseph Miguel Torregrosa

Board Advisor and Business Development Office for KIC InnoEnergy

Since its inception on April 11, 1990, EST guided its performance for compliance with the rules of good practice and to the highest quality standards. We provide economic solutions because we understand that a particular job is not limited in its execution, and our objective is to reduce to the maximum the costs of exploitation. Our provision of solutions extends to the whole world! Internationalization is a watchword of EST. Besides Portuguese frontiers we are in Spain, Angola and Colombia. EST, as a service provider in the field of electricity, develops its activity in the subsector Industrial Electricity. Provided with a set of resources and a highly specialized organization, EST offers its customers all the services necessary for the use, supervision, control and monitoring of electrical installations.

Rua da Granja, 10 B
Boa Vista, 2416-905 Leiria, Portugal
Telephone (main): +351 (244) 850-900
Website: www.est.pt

getFound provides Internet Marketing services to companies who do or wish to do business on the Internet.
We offer our clients clear, cost effective solutions to operating online. Thes e include getting your company indexed by search engines and found by end users (potentil users). We have years of experience working with businesses seeking to benefit from using the Internet as a marketing and sales tool. Our goal is to provide exceptional internet marketing support services including software and education to small businesses, non-profit and government organizations, so they can leverage the internet’s unique reach to increase customers and sales.

Des Mc Carthy, Founder & CEO
Email: [email protected]
Website: getFound.ie – Internet marketing

The global technology leader in the field of standardized ultra-filtration systems. Ultra-filtration is a modern technology for drinking Water Purification which is used to completely remove bacteria, viruses, parasites, sediments and red discolouration of the water by iron without any use of chemicals. Seccua provides us with their leading edge water filtration technology.

Krummbachstr. 8, D-86989 Steingaden, Germany
Telephone (main): +49 (8862) 91172-
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Website: www.seccua.de

Amanhã Ventures is an impact venture consultancy committed to supporting sustainable innovation and investments in frontier markets. The firm works with early stage ventures, impact investment funds, and development organizations addressing global challenges through commercial innovation. Its initial market focus includes energy access and clean tech opportunities throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and its practice areas include investment research and analysis, corporate communications, venture development advisory, and the acquisition of innovation finance.

[email protected]

Rahul Barua is the founder of and lead consultant at Amanhã Ventures. An impact venture strategist with 7 years of experience focused on venture innovation in energy access markets, Rahul has contributed to biofuel development, clean cookstove, smallholder agroforestry, biogas, sustainable charcoal, and rural electrification opportunities in 12 countries. He has previously worked as an Investment Associate with Factor(E) Ventures (USA), a Venture Developer with CleanStar Ventures (USA, Mozambique, East Africa region), and a Researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies at VU University Amsterdam (the Netherlands, Rwanda). Rahul holds a BS in Materials Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MSc in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

GreenLight is a Mozambican based company specializing in environmental consulting services; as well as project development  with focus on the renewable energy sector. GreenLight has vast local knowledge and experience acquired through on the ground  presence within Mozambique and Sub Saharan Africa. The team has established a strong international, regional and local  network, both within the public sphere and private sector. These factors make it possible to structure projects and business  models which are best adapted to the local context; thus ensuring a higher success rate for long term positive results.
Notable projects include: Cotton waste to electricity project in Cuamba district; A mini hydro electrification project in Niassa; the  introduction of ethanol cook-stoves in the Mozambican market; Solar home system market development; as well as a sustainable  charcoal production business in Gaza province. The portfolio of clients includes the German Technical Cooperation (GiZ), The  Mozambique Ministry of Energy (ME), The National Energy Fund (FUNAE), The Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC), The  European Commission, The World Bank, The Dutch Development Agency (SNV) and several private sector organizations.

Address: Rua de Argelia 159 – Maputo, Mozambique
Tel: +258 820206274
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.greenlight-africa.com

GreenLight - Boris Atanassov & Mayra Pereira

Boris Atanassov – Is the founder  and general director of  Greenlight and is primarily  responsible for the project  development and renewable  energy division. Boris holds a  master of science from the  Stockholm University  specializing in energy  development. He holds over 9  years of experience in research,  project management and  business development.

[email protected]

Mayra Pereira – Is the executive  director of Greenlight and she is  responsible for the consulting services. Mayra is an integrated professional with an MSc in  environmental and geographical  sciences from the University of  Cape Town. She has over 7 years  of work experience in research  and consulting services, with  companies and organizations that  include WIOMSA, IUCN, Impacto –  Projectos & Estudos Ambientais.

[email protected]

Impacto Capital is a Mozambique based impact investment firm supporting SME and impact ventures in raising investment and finance. Our team has a track record in renewable energy transactions and project financing in Mozambique and internationally.

www.impacto-capital.com

Diogo Cunha - Impacto Capital

Diogo has over 10 years experience as an investment and finance professional internationally and in Mozambique. He has experience in structuring and raising capital across a range of different sectors and geographies. Founded Impacto Capital in 2014 and dedicates to supporting SMEs and impact ventures accessing capital.

Friends of Lake Tanganyika (FOLT) is environmental and humanitarian organization working for a Lake Tanganyika basin free of poverty, injustice and environmental degradation. It was founded in 2012 as The Green World Vision in response to environmental, development and humanitarian challenges facing the Lake Tanganyika Basin. In 2016 we changed our name from The Green world Vision to Friends of Lake Tanganyika. This clarified our distinction from organizations of similar name and enabled us to further tighten our concern with Lake Tanganyika Basin.

Said Katensi
Chief Executive Officer
Friends of Lake Tanganyika
Plot#198 Heri Avenue, Next to UNHCR gate
P.O.Box 1266, Kigoma-Tanzania
Phone: +255759752553 or +255785752553
E-mail: [email protected]