The story of Ngomna Nyouma

Ngamu Nyouma is a 42 years old man who lives with his 3 wifes in Sekande, a small village at the outskirts of Maroua, northern Cameroon. 

Electricity lines are running close by but for most of the villagers a connection is too expensive. He used to earn some money with his livestock but this is…

SolarWorX wins SolarPower Europe Start-Up award

Munich, 4th December 2018 – SolarWorx wins the 1st Digital Solar & Storage award for Start-Ups initiated by SolarPowerEurope. After being shortlisted with three other start-ups, SolarWorX CEO Felix Boldt was able to convince the jury with the modular electrification approach. The price money was 5000€. “SolarWorX has developed a clever, clean power solution based…

SolarWorX secures grant from IBB

Berlin, 30th August 2018 – SolarWorX receives a 50,000€ grant from Investitionsbank Berlin  (IBB) as a support for future business development. The funding programme is aimed at innovative start-ups in Berlin and provides a cost subsidy for the development, implementation and market entry of innovative products and services. Funding is provided for technological, digital or…

Co-Creation workshop with MSc. Entech students

Kaub, 13th July 2018 – During this year’s Open Space Studio Summer Atelier 28 international students from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) participated in a co-creation workshop with SolarWorX and business managers from the impact investor InnoEnergy. Driven by the question how sustainable progress in developing countries can be achieved with…

First prototype installation in Cameroon

Cameroon, 2nd April 2018 – During a field trip to Cameroon a first sample installation of a SolarWorX 50W Solar Home System prototype has been succesfully completed. As the target region the Extrême-Nord was chosen, where electrification rates are below 20% and temperatures climb up to 45 °C. “Our main target was to take the…