GreenTec Capital has announced that it has made an undisclosed investment in Zambia-based WidEnergy Africa. WidEnergy is a woman-led Zambian for-profit social enterprise dedicated to women’s empowerment and the expansion of affordable energy access.
The company leverages an innovative Pay-As-You-Go model to provide solar-powered homes and appliances.
WidEnergy focuses on expanding access to affordable energy through the innovative application of the PAYGO (pay-as-you-go) model, which has a low penetration rate in Southern Africa providing a large market opportunity.
The company’s name is an acronym for “Women in Development,” reflecting the company’s goal to engage women as active participants in Africa’s energy transition.
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