WiSolar is a greentech startup looking to play its part in helping to alleviate South Africa’s power crisis.
South Africa is not only going through a power crisis due to the national provider’s—Eskom—troubles. The country is also trying to transition from fossil fuels to renewables, making startups offering alternative energy solutions a necessity in the country.
Enter WiSolar. Launched in 2016, WiSolar is a greentech startup offering what can be described as a power-as-a-service solution. In properties where the startup has deployed solar equipment, customers are able to purchase power on demand using a mobile app.
Additionally, WiSolar also allows customers to purchase solar equipment for themselves, either through cash or financing options.
TechCabal had a chat with Tonye Irims, founder of WiSolar, to get a deeper understanding of the startup’s offering, the revenue model, its expansion ambitions and much more.
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