PowerGen brings the experience of installing hundreds of complex renewable energy systems across East Africa over the past 6 years

PowerGen EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) has been delivering best-in-class renewable energy systems throughout seven countries in East Africa for nearly 6 years.  We are experts in integrating solar, wind, battery storage, and diesel generators along with smart metering and control systems to create sustainable, cost-effective energy solutions for all scenarios.

PowerGen EPC provides a strong operating platform on which PowerGen’s micro-utility business is built. 

PowerGen EPC undertakes selected projects for external clients who require implementation services for energy projects in the region.

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Featured Clients

E.On

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Completion of 8 solar micro-grids in Tanzania from 2014 to present.  Additional projects still ongoing.

Norwegian Refugee Council

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Commissioned a 30kW solar water pumping system at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in 2014, at the time the largest in East Africa.

Philips

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Installation of various solar micro-grids throughout Kenya powering villages and football pitches.

Engie

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Installed Engie’s first (and so far only) micro-grid in East Africa, a 16kWp site with diesel integration and lithium ion storage in Tanzania.

US State Department

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Installed a community project in northeastern Kenya on behalf of the US Embassy in Kenya.

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (funded by DFID)

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In 2015, AECF awarded PowerGen with grants and loans to install over 10 micro-grids

Finlays Tea

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Installed two micro-grids on the Finlays tea estate in Kenya, and conducted a separate smart metering pilot project.

University of Notre Dame (USA) and Accenture

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Installed two 30kWp solar micro-grids in Uganda attached to two schools.

SunEdison

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Installed a solar micro-grid in Kenya for SunEdison in 2015.

SolarCentury

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Installing a 200kWp solar + battery storage system in Kenya for SolarCentury.  Also supported with their 800kWp Garden City project in 2015.

Energy and Environment Partnership

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Installed two 30kWp solar micro-grids in Uganda attached to two schools.

NVI Energy / CrossBoundary

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Installed two 70kWp solar + battery storage systems for remote tourist lodges in Kenya.

Tanzania Rural Energy Agency (REA)

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Awarded funding to build two 10kWp solar micro-grids by the Tanzanian government, which were constructed in 2016.

Kiva.org

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Disbursed funds from Kiva.org platform to fund micro-grids in Kenya.

Building Blocks for Change

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Disbursed funds by this US non-profit to build two micro-grids in Kenya in 2015.

Kenya Climate Innovation Center

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Awarded grant to build micro-grids in Kenya.